Posts Tagged ‘ lead paint rule ’

EPA Cites Four Companies for Lead Paint Violations

Aug 5th, 2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently cited companies in New Hampshire and California that the agency says failed to follow federal lead paint regulations. In New Hampshire, two residential property owners and a company hired for renovation work face significant penalties from EPA under two civil complaints filed by EPA for work done at a commercial and residential […]

EPA Settles With Housing Company Over Lead Rule Violations

Apr 19th, 2016

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached a settlement in a civil enforcement action against LHP LLC for alleged violations of the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule in connection with renovation work done at one of its rental houses in Lincoln, Neb. As part of the settlement, the company will pay a  civil […]

Online Training OK’d to Meet Lead Paint Rule Requirements

Feb 2nd, 2016

The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently cleared the way to allow remodelers to take refresher training online to meet the requirements of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Lead: Renovation, Repair and Painting (LRRP) rule. According to a blog post at NAHB Now, the official news blog of the National Association of […]

EPA Fines Violators of the RRP Rule

Apr 6th, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced three enforcement actions for violations of the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP) and other lead rules. One case was previously reported by DWM magazine, and involved Colin Wentworth, a rental property owner who was responsible for building operation and maintenance, who allegedly violated the rule as […]