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Enforcement Alert: Lead

Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance alert regarding lead. EPA’s Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule generally covers any activity that disturbs lead-based paint (LBP), including remodeling, electrical work, window replacement, plumbing and painting.

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  • Enforcement Alert: Lead (PDF)(3 pp, 1 MB, October, 2018, 325-F-18-001)
    Alert from the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance regarding lead enforcement actions.