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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Residential Lead Hazard Reduction Program. Rose Anne Rudd U.S. EPA, Region 4. EPA’s Role in Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention. How is EPA involved? Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992 - “Title X”.

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Residential Lead Hazard Reduction Program

Rose Anne Rudd

U.S. EPA, Region 4


EPA’s Role in Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention

  • How is EPA involved?

  • Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992 - “Title X”


Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act: EPA Activities

  • Real Estate Notification/Disclosure Rule

  • Pre-Renovation Education Rule

  • Certification of individuals and firms engaged in paint testing and paint removal


Real Estate Notification and Disclosure Rule


Real Estate Notification and Disclosure Rule

  • Requires disclosure of information about lead-based paint/lead-based paint hazards before the sale or lease of pre-1978 homes.

  • Provide pamphlet: Protect Your Family From Lead in Your Home.

  • Opportunity for inspection before sales.


Pre-Renovation Education Rule

  • Require renovators to provide lead hazard information pamphlet to owners/occupants of pre-1978 housing before renovation.

  • Obtain written acknowledgement or certificate of mailing that the owner/occupant has received the pamphlet.

  • Renovation of common areas covered.


Lead-Based Paint Certification Program


Lead-Based Paint Certification Program

  • Certify individuals and firms performing paint removal (abatement), paint testing (inspections) and risk assessments.

  • Accredit programs that train individuals in lead-based paint removal and assessment.

  • Rules define work practice standards; dust, soil and paint hazards; and clearance levels.


Lead-Based Paint Certification Program

  • States of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee are authorized to operate state certification programs in lieu of EPA.

  • EPA implements certification program in Florida and South Carolina.


EPA Web Page: www.epa.gov/lead/


EPA Web Page: Brochures and Training


Contacts

  • U.S. EPA, Region 4

  • 61 Forsyth Street, S.W.

  • Atlanta, GA 30303

  • Rose Anne Rudd, 404-562-8998

  • Keith Bates, 404-562-8992

  • Alex Winston, 404-562-8994

  • National Lead Information Center: 1-800-424-LEAD (5323)


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