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Something is Rotten in Denmark

I am at odds with the remodeling industry’ lobbyists. The remodelers association NARI and the NAHB are supporting H.R.2093. After reading the document here is what I get out of it. It is attempting to have the EPA’s RRP rules relaxed to allow folks in certain situations to Opt-Out of using LSWP during renovation. (Opt-Out...

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RRP Revisited 2012

It has been 2 years now, and the EPA’s RRP rule has been an enigma to deal with. What I envisioned as game changing regulation has turned out to be a sheep in wolf’s clothing. I expected a year of educating the public through infomercials and campaigns, followed by some head turning enforcement. Sadly, I...

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Lead Testing Phase

As many of you are aware, The EPA made April 22nd, 2011 (Earth Day) the start of the RRP rule a program that mandates that all homes built prior to 1978 shall be considered leaded until tested otherwise. This in turn inspired Levco Builders to invest in additional training of employees and the purchase of...

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