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Lead-Based Paint Expedited Settlement Agreement Policy

This memorandum announces the Lead-Based Paint Expedited Settlement Agreement Policy (LBP ESA Policy, or Policy). In June 2012, the Office of Civil Enforcement (OCE) issued the LBP ESA Pilot (Pilot) to help Regions more efficiently resolve cases that involve certain minor violations of the Section 1018 Lead Disclosure Rule (LDR); TSCA Lead-Based Paint Activities Rule (Abatement Rule); Prerenovation Education (PRE) Rule; and Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule. 1 Based on the successful implementation of the Pilot and regional feedback, OECA has decided to transition from the Pilot to this Policy, effective immediately.

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