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EPA Fines 16 Firms for Violations of the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule

VIENNA, VA (November 15, 2012) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) just announced enforcement actions against 16 companies for violations of the lead-based paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP). The enforcement actions include 13 administrative settlements and three filed administrative complaints. The EPA is seeking civil penalties up to the statutory maximum of $37,500 per violation for the administrative complaints.

Read more about this on the Window & Door Dealers Alliance website and Window & Door magazine's website,

The WDDA actively represents the best interests of our membership with the EPA, as well as assisting our members in complying with the lead paint rules and other regulations affecting our industry.

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The WDDA represents the interests of retail, wholesale and installing dealers of new and replacement residential windows, doors, skylights and related building products. The alliance advocates for legislative and regulatory policies that affect the industry, develops industry-leading training and educational resources and provides meetings, trade shows, seminars and publications to advance the professionalism of industry participants. For more information, visit