Posts Tagged ‘ RRP ’

EPA Fines Property Management Firm Nearly $75,000 for Lead Paint

Apr 16th, 2015

*+-The Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with Garden Homes Management Corp. of Stamford, Conn., for alleged violations of EPA’s Lead Paint Disclosure and Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rules. The rule requires landlords and property management firms to provide information about lead-based paint to their tenants upon leasing pre-1978 housing and “is designed […]

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 […]

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 […]