Federal Watchdog Warns EPA Is Failing To Enforce Lead Paint Abatement Rules

Read the full story from NPR.

The sweeping report by the EPA’s Office of Inspector General says the agency does not have an “effective strategy” for enforcing rules that require contractors and other renovators to be trained and certified before they work on homes that have lead paint in them and that the agency is not keeping track of basic details that would help it know whether children are being exposed to lead-contaminated dust.

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