Posts Tagged ‘ lead rule ’

Lowe’s Reaches Lead Rule Settlement with EPA

Apr 17th, 2014

The Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Lowe’s Home Centers has agreed to implement a comprehensive, corporate-wide compliance program at its more than 1,700 stores nationwide to ensure that the contractors it hires to perform work minimize lead dust from home renovation activities, as required by the federal Lead […]

Construction Firm to Pay Penalty for Failure to Use Lead-Safe Work Practices

Jun 7th, 2013

HarenLaughlin Construction Co. of Lenexa, Kan., has agreed to pay a $27,286 civil penalty to settle allegations it failed to use proper lead-safe work practices during the renovation of a multifamily property, violating the Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) rule. Additionally, the company allegedly failed to notify the property owner about lead-based paint risks before […]

WDMA Preps for Congressional Discussions

Mar 19th, 2013

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference, held concurrently with the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA), which opened yesterday and runs through tomorrow in Crystal City, Va., included issues briefings for members of both associations preparing to take to the Hill to discuss legislative matters with House […]