Make sure lead safety is a part of your renovation



August 6, 2014 -- As part of EPA’s effort to determine if renovation, repair, and painting activities in public and commercial buildings create a lead-based paint hazard, EPA is seeking public comment on a technical modeling methodology that can be used to estimate the amount of lead in the environment and in people’s bodies, and health effects related to exposure to lead-based paint. Read more.

April 17, 2014 -- Lowe's has agreed to implement a compliance program at its more than 1,700 stores to ensure that contractors it hires work to minimize lead dust from home renovations. Read more.

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