Environmental Protection Agency: Lead; Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program
GAO-08-734R: May 5, 2008
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) new rule on the Lead; Renovation, Repair, and Painting program. GAO found that (1) the final rule addresses lead based paint hazards created by renovation, repair, and painting activities, establishes requirements for training renovators, other renovation workers, and dust sampling technicians, establishes requirements for accrediting renovation firms and providers of renovation and dust sampling technician training, and allows interested states, territories, and Indian tribes to receive authorization to administer and enforce all elements of the new requirements; and (2) EPA complied with the applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.