Environmental Protection Agency

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Need Lead Paint Removal Training? You May Be in Luck.

The EPA now allows contractors to recertify online — with some exceptions More

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House Bill Filed to Lessen Lead-Paint Rule's Impact

Measure would restore opt-out provision, prohibit expansion to commercial work Morecbtardcfwwbueawrytyd

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Angie's List Poll: Consumers Getting Bad Advice on Lead-Paint Rule

The review company is excluding home improvement businesses from its list if they... More

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EPA Lead Paint Rules With Tanya Motley, Part 1

Few regulations have generated as much interest and ire as the Environmental Protection Agency's lead-paint rule. In the first of three 10-minute videos, the EPA official in charge of the rule gives a status report. More

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Independent Subs--How Do You Keep the Good Ones?

Increased demand will make independent subcontractors more valuable than ever. Here's how to keep them coming back. More

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EPA's RRP Chief Touts Lead-Paint Rule's Success

In an exclusive interview, the head of the EPA's lead-paint program says RRP has "a good foundation in place" and anecdotal evidence it has helped reduce cases of lead poisoning in children. More

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EPA Wants You Involved in Whether to Expand RRP Commercially

The Environmental Protection Agency is inviting small businesses to participate as consultants for a Small Business Advocacy Review Panel as the agency considers steps to reduce lead-based paint exposure from the renovation, repair, and painting of public and commercial buildings. More

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EPA Drops the RRP Hammer on Window Installer

Window installers have become the latest targets in the EPAs crackdown on companies that allegedly fail to follow the controversial lead-paint rule. More

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EPA Fines 4 New England Firms for Lead-Paint Violations

Four New England companies will pay penalties ranging from $2,200 to $30,000 to settle allegations that they violated Environmental Protection Agency rules for doing renovations that could disturb lead paint. The announcement is one of several signs that the EPA is stepping up RRP enforcement in the region. More

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EPA Issues $274,000 in Fines for Lead Paint Dust

The EPA fined 35 contractors and training providers in a case that has serious repercussions for any window replacement company working on houses built before 1978. More

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