EPA cracks downs on violators of lead paint rule

EPA cracks downs on violators of lead paint rule

It’s never been wise to play around with lead paint, the kind kicked up during the renovation of homes built before 1978. Nowadays, doing so can be costly in more ways than one, as the Environmental Protection Agency continues to fine violators of its Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting rule (RRP).

The Renovation, Repair and Painting rule requires contractors to use lead-safe work practices to ensure that lead dust isn’t left behind after renovation, repair, and painting … (read more)