In the largest-ever fine imposed for an RRP violation, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) cited Lowe's for infractions by contractors working from 13 of Lowe's 1,700 stories nationwide. It's one the latest cases in what's proving to be a  sweep by the EPA of alleged RRP violations by contractors across the country.

Read more about the Lowe's case.   For a discussion of the case, see the thread in the JLC forums.

For examples of other recent RRP cases, see EPA Expands Oversight of Lead-Paint Rule and EPA Fines 4 New England Firms for Lead-Paint Violations.

For information on following the RRP, read RRP Compliance for Small Jobs and Lead-Safe Paint Removal.