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California Lead-Paint Fight's Future Uncertain

The outcome of a class action suit brought by nine California communities against three manufacturers is far from certain as the companies will most likely appeal a judge's order to pay $1.1 billion for lead paint mitigation. More

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CA Judge Orders 3 Firms to Pay $1.1Billion for Lead-Paint Abatement

A Dec. 16 ruling in a 13-year-old California lawsuit marks major shift in lead-paint decisions. More

Milgard Moving Glass Wall System
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Milgard Moving Glass Wall System

Milgard Windows & Doors' Moving Glass Wall System comes in 12 sizes with three-... More

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Clear Advantage Clear Advantage

Energy efficiency still reigns in window design, but both for these looking at them is as important as looking through them. More

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Investigation Finds Fault with EPA's Lead Paint Cost-Benefit Analysis

A new report by the Office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency suggests that the agency reexamine the costs and benefits of its lead paint rule following an investigation that found limitations in the data used. More

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House Committee Proposes Stop on Funding for EPA's Lead Paint Rule

The House Appropriations Committee last Wednesday passed an ammendment to halt funding for the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) lead paint rule until the agency can make the mandated lead test kit commercially available. More

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EPA Fines Three for Violating Lead Rules

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced fines totaling over $17,000 for two home repair companies and a rental property owner regarding its Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule. More

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Dealers Lobby Congress on Lead Paint, Credit Squeeze

Building material dealers from across the nation went to Capitol Hill on March 6 to urge Congress to dial back regulations designed to curb exposure to lead paint dust and press to increase bank lending to small businesses. More

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Why Lead-Paint Poisoning Matters and the RRP Is Reasonable

While progress has been made regarding lead poisoning over the past 20 years, lead paint still remains a risk for children and anyone who comes in contact with it, says the Coalition to End Childhood Lead Poisoning. That's partly why it regards the EPA's RRP rule as reasonable. More

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EPA Won't Expand Lead Paint Rule

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will not expand its Lead: Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule to include dust wipe sampling and clearance testing requirements. More

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