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EPA’s Final Rule on Dust-Lead Hazard Standards (Effective January 6th, 2020)

Friday , 22, November 2019 Comments Off on EPA’s Final Rule on Dust-Lead Hazard Standards (Effective January 6th, 2020)

Summary As part of the EPA’s childhood lead exposure prevention efforts, the EPA has re-evaluated the current dust-lead hazard standards (DLHS). Based on their evaluation, this rule now revises the DLHS from 40 µg/ft 2 and 250 µg/ft² to 10 µg/ft² and 100 µg/ft² on floors and window sills, respectively. This standard increases the stringent […]