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NYC Schools See Paint Inspections, Remediation

Early last month over 1,800 children’s classrooms in New York City were reported to have been contaminated with hazardous, deteriorated lead paint.


$50M EPA Program to Look at Lead Exposure

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recently proposed a new $50-million grant program to expand the Trump Administration’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget efforts to protect children in an ...


EPA Raises Lead Paint Awareness in Philly

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced last Thursday (Oct. 25) that it’s on a mission to raise awareness of its lead-based paint rules in one of the oldest cities in the country:...


NJ Governor Lowers Lead Limit

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signed a law that limits the amount of lead allowed in a child’s blood before officials intervene, which may result in more lead-based paint abatement acti...


UN Spotlights Lead Paint in Kenya

Public health officials are out to educate those in developing countries about the effects of lead exposure and poisoning.


UN Agency Targets Lead Paint in Kenya

While many countries have programs and regulations in place to protect their citizens from the effects of lead poisoning, public health officials are now striving to educate those in develop...


AG Sues Owner Over Lead

The Illinois Attorney General has accused an apartment building owner of failing to fix cracked and peeling lead-based paint after a young child living there had an elevated blood lead level...


Doctors Call for Lead Rule Revisions

American pediatricians say current lead rules provide only the “illusion of safety.”


Limiting Lead: A Global Issue

The vast majority of developing countries do not have regulations governing the amount of lead in paints, according to a new study.


PPG: No Lead in Any Products by 2020

In its newly released sustainability report, PPG announced that it plans to completely phase out the use of lead in its products by 2020.


PPG Makes Lead-Free Commitment

The Pittsburgh, PA-based paint and coatings giant PPG says it will phase out the use of lead in all of its products in four years, according to a newly released sustainability report.


Officials Probe Lead-Safe Reports

Maryland residents who thought their homes were safe from lead paint might not be certain anymore.


EPA Seeks Comments for RRP Rule

The Environmental Protection Agency is inviting feedback on how to create lead testing kits that meet the performance recognition criteria in its Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (R...


 
 
   

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