It specializes in providing solutions to environmental problems such as contaminated soil and water, underground storage tanks, asbestos contamination, lead based paint
contamination, and wetland or endangered habitat management.
The owner is required to correct a lead based paint
hazard which is defined as "any condition in a dwelling or dwelling unit that causes exposure to lead from lead-contaminated dust, from lead paint that is peeling, or from lead based paint
that is present on chewable surfaces, deteriorated sub-surfaces, friction surfaces, or impact surfaces that would result in adverse human health effects.
In addition, the proposed new law would add lead dust to the definition of lead hazards, and would make the definition of lead based paint
Many landlords shrug off the potential for large financial loss due to lead based paint
The best piece of advice may be to simply avoid disturbance of suspect lead based paint
until consulting with an environmental expert.
Be sure to evaluate your options carefully in regard to how to best protect yourself against lead based paint
Building owners and operators are being sued by persons - particularly children - claiming to have been injured by exposure to lead based paint
As long as specific testing protocols are followed, a unit or building can obtain an exemption if it is found to be lead based paint
Going beyond the strict federal mandate for cleaner, more environmentally-friendly methods of hazardous substance abatement, the Navy Public Works Center chose the dust-free, waste minimization, and safety features of the ice blast technology for its lead based paint
and asbestos abatement requirements.
Lead Based Paint
Hazard Control $47 million These grants will assist states, cities, counties/parishes, Native American Tribes and other units of local government in undertaking comprehensive programs to identify and remediate lead based paint
hazards in eligible privately owned rental or owner occupied housing.
Removal is an extremely expensive procedure that would have added toxic chemicals to our land fills and waste stream; encapsulating with L-B-C has proven to be an excellent, cost-effective abatement option for lead based paint
The company admitted that it had failed to warn some tenants that their home could contain potentially hazardous lead paint, an offense under the Residential Lead Based Paint
Hazard Reduction Act of 1992.