The EPA is introducing a new law which affects common renovation activities like sanding, cutting, and demolition when working around lead-based paint. The new law will go into effect April 22, 2010 and requires all contractors performing renovation, repair and painting projects that disturb lead-based paint in homes, child care facilities, and schools built before 1978 must be certified and must follow specific work practices to prevent lead contamination.
As Colorado’s leading disaster restoration company DRI is prepared for these new changes. A For more information on the new EPA laws governing disturbing lead-based paint follow the links below:
EPA site
Pre-Renovation Education rule requirements

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Dan Travers