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EPA RRP Fines mostly for paperwork violations; Paperwork in order?

Posted by Mark Paskell on Fri, Nov 16, 2012 @ 01:22 PM

EPA RRP fines announced this week were mostly for paperwork violations. The EPA has often stated that enforcement would center on the paperwork. Take a look at the 16 companies that were recently fined and you will see mainly documentation violations mixed in with a few work practice violations.

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EPA RRP Fines in Massachusetts, Connecticut and New Hampshire

Posted by Mark Paskell on Wed, Nov 14, 2012 @ 04:19 PM

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EPA RRP Enforcement Has Begun; Window Contractor Fined $39,577

Posted by Mark Paskell on Sun, Apr 03, 2011 @ 11:09 AM

Recent enforcement action in St Louis costs window contractor $39,577.00!! Penalty of $19,529 plus replacement of old windows with lead for a whopping $20,048.00. The contractor was caught not giving out a simple Renovate Right Brochure to homeowners.

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EPA RRP Violations in Maine; Enter The EPA Fine Amount Contest

Posted by Mark Paskell on Mon, Oct 18, 2010 @ 01:36 PM

Breaking news just in;

Maine painting contractor violates the RRP law in a big way. Video taken from Sherwin Williams parking lot in Rockland Maine.

I wonder if the EPA is on the way.

Count the violations and then multiply by $37,500 to calculate the fine amount. How many violations do you see? What am I missing?

EPA Fine Amount Contest

Win 4 - 8 packs of Lead Check Test Kits and 50 Renovate Right Brochures.

Determine the amount of RRP violations you see in the video, multiply by $37,500.00 and reply to this post with the amount. The person with the closest answer will win the prize.

The violations and amount will be determined by RRPedia author and Mass RRP Lead Safe Instructor Shawn McCadden. 

Contest ends on 10/31/2010. Winner will be announced on 11/2/2010.

What should the fine amount be?

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Tags: contractors, epa rrp enforcement, EPA RRP Fines, RRP Compliance

RRP Enforcement, MASS DOS "Tell every contractor you know we're out there"

Posted by Mark Paskell on Fri, Aug 06, 2010 @ 03:56 PM

Today we received a call from a Massachusetts painting contractor in Rockport Mass., about a site visit from the Department of Occupational Safety (DOS). On 7/9/2010 the Mass DOS became the enforcer for the RRP Lead Law in the state.

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EPA RRP Enforcement of Contractors in Mass and New Hampshire

Posted by Mark Paskell on Thu, Jun 17, 2010 @ 07:53 AM

We have received several reports from contractors about EPA RRP enforcement over the last two weeks. The reports are from contractors who have signed up for our RRP courses. Contractors who work without their certification are taking a huge risk with their business. The fines can be as large as $37,500 per violation.

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Tags: training, mass, EPA RRP Fines, Enforcement, New Hampshire