Posts Tagged ‘ Lead ’

New England Companies Reach Lead Rule Settlements with EPA

Apr 18th, 2014

Several New England-area businesses performing painting and home renovation work have reached a settlement agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to comply with requirements designed to protect children from exposure to lead-based paint during painting and other renovation activities. The settlements also contain financial penalties which must be paid for alleged violations of EPA’s [...]

WDMA and NLBMDA Lobby Congress about Lead and Energy Rules

Apr 1st, 2014

Jerry Howard, CEO of the National Association of Home Builders said housing is on its way to recovery.

Visits to Capitol Hill for legislation lobbying began today at the 2014 Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference, hosted by the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) and the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) Held in Arlington, Va, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, attendees were briefed on lobbying basics before listening to [...]

EPA Urges Caution on Tornado Renovation Activities Involving Lead Paint

Jun 24th, 2011

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Region 7 office has issued a warning to those working on the post-tornado recovery effort in the Joplin, Mo., area to beware of lead paint issues. “As the Joplin, Mo., area continues to recover from the May 22 tornado, EPA Region 7 recommends children and pregnant women keep away from [...]