RRP Fines: EPA Goes After Non-Certified Remodelers

On Thursday the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it had taken 17 enforcement actions against remodeling firms who violated the Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) rule. At least 12 of those actions were taken against remodelers who neglected obtaining a Lead Safe Renovator certification prior to offering to perform renovations on target housing built before 1978. Non-Certified […]

In-Depth Look at the EPA’s Latest Round of RRP Fines for Lead Paint

In an effort to better understand how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is meting enforcement of its Renovation, Repair & Painting (RRP) rule, Testudo LLC is examining the government agency’s latest round of RRP fines. The agency’s latest RRP enforcement actions were significant because the EPA rolled out two “pilot programs” in order to quickly […]

EPA Fines 16 Companies for RRP Violations

Every once in awhile the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) publicizes another round of Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) rule fines. The agency was recently at it again. In November, 16 companies were fined by the EPA for violating the RRP rule. 13 of the companies reached settlements with the EPA for a combined $53,792, amounting […]