Weekly Poll (13)


According to the White House, approximately 10 million American households are served by a lead service line or pipe. Part of the bipartisan infrastructure law, the Lead Pipe and Paint Action Plan, has been put into place to remove all lead lines and pipes within the next 10 years. Do you believe this can be accomplished within the next decade?


At the beginning of November, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a notice announcing its plan to hold property management companies responsible for lead-based paint safety requirements. Do you believe this notice provides enough incentive to see significant changes in lead-based paint safety practices?


In June, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced new lead standards to protect children, lowering dust-lead hazards from 40 micrograms of lead per square foot to 10 micrograms on floors and 250 micrograms to 100 micrograms on windowsills. In addition to the grant program passed in March, do you believe the EPA’s efforts will prove effective?


Environmental Protection Agency officials have proposed to cut two programs that help much of the country with lead paint safety in order to comply with President Donald J. Trump’s budget cuts. Do you think states will be able to pick up the slack if these federal programs are cut?


When renovating an old structure, like a ship, where does the responsibility for informing workers about possible lead exposure lie?


Who should be responsible for paying for lead-based paint abatement?


A California judge has handed three former makers of lead-based paint their first big defeat and a $1.15 billion abatement tab. Good call or bad call?


The buyer of a foreclosed, century-old home sold for $3,600 was awarded $115,000 because she did not receive an EPA lead notice. Who should be responsible for such notifications?


Federal lawmakers have reintroduced a bill to allow homeowners to opt out of the EPA’s lead-safe painting requirements. Do you support this plan?


The U.S. EPA has revived its plan (required by a court agreement) to mandate lead-safe practices on public-works and commercial projects. What’s your take on this?


What is the owner’s obligation to inform a contractor about lead or other hazardous material in a coating to be removed or disturbed?


What is the owner’s obligation to inform a contractor about lead or other hazardous material in a coating to be removed or disturbed?


What percentage of contractors will notify facility owners of the potential lead paint hazards and will then test for lead when required for renovation activities under the new RRP rule?


 
 
   

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