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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

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

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

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


Real estate notification and disclosure rule1

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

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


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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 program2

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: www.epa.gov/lead/


Epa web page brochures and training

EPA Web Page: Brochures and Training


Contacts

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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