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EPA Could Toughen Lead Dust Hazard Standards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released a proposal to strengthen the lead dust hazard standards for window sills and floors, though the agency says it shouldn’t affect the Lead: Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) rule. “Reducing childhood lead … Continue reading

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EPA to Abandon “Sue and Settle” Practices

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt issued a directive on Tuesday that will end “sue and settle” practices, which the agency says will provide “an unprecedented level of public participation and transparency in EPA consent decrees and settlement agreements.” … Continue reading

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