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Uptick Expected in Lead-Paint Rule Enforcement

The EPA is increasing inspections of RRP job sites and stepping up enforcement efforts

Posted on Dec 28 2011 by Richard Defendorf

Enforcement of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule has so far yielded three noncompliance claims against contractors, with the first dated May 6.


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  1. Environmental Protection Agency, via NAHB

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Lead Paint Law Claims First Contractor

EPA files a complaint against a Maine contractor for violating RRP requirements designed to protect children from exposure to lead-based paint

Posted on May 16 2011 by Richard Defendorf

By the end of 2010, after most remodelers and installers had complied with training and certification requirements under the Environmental Protection Agency’s Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule, we were on the lookout for an EPA enforcement action.


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