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New EPA Rule: All Contractors Lead-Safe Certified
Beginning April 22, 2010, the US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) is requiring that all contractors performing renovation, repair and painting projects that disturb lead‐based paint in homes, child care facilities, and schools built before 1978 must be certified and must follow specific work practices to prevent lead contamination. To read more click
For a list of Frequently Asked Questions related to the new rule, click here
for more resources on lead safe renovation practices.
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EPA: New rules abating lead paint dangers start Thursday
CLEVELAND -- New Environmental Protection Agency rules to reduce the dangers of lead poisoning from paint dust start Thursday.