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EPA Delays Enforcement of Lead Paint Rule Until Oct 1, 2010

National Lumber is pleased to pass along the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) announcement that the EPA has decided to delay enforcement on the lead paint Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) rule until October 1, 2010, to make time for all remodelers, electricians, painters, and other contractors to become certified.

From the NAHB press release:

While remodelers, electricians, heating and air conditioning technicians and other contractors must adhere to lead-safe work practices, including special equipment filters and a ban on open flames, EPA will not take enforcement action against firms that have been unable to obtain certification until Oct. 1 of this year.

Individual contractors must apply to enroll in a training class by Sept. 30 and complete the training by Dec. 31, 2010.

You can read the rest of the article here: NAHB Applauds EPA’S Decision to Delay Lead Paint Certification Enforcement

Senate Votes to Delay EPA RRP Lead Paint Violation Fines

There’s great news for contractors everywhere before the Memorial Day Weekend! Shawn McCadden has posted an article on his website today that the Senate has voted to delay the implementation EPA RRP lead-paint violation fines. This will give remodelers, painters, and other contractors more time to acquire the necessary training and certification.

Read more of the posted article here: Senate moves to put off EPA RRP lead-paint violation fines


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