Thursday, August 26, 2010

Comparison of the EPA RRP Rule and the Massachusetts Lead-Safe Renovation Law

The DOS has provided us with an excellent comparison of the EPA rule and the Massachusetts law.  Here is the link:http://www.mass.gov/?pageID=elwdterminal&L=5&L0=Home&L1=Workers+and+Unions&L2=Licensing+and+Certification&L3=Lead+Program&L4=Lead+Documents&sid=Elwd&b=terminalcontent&f=dos_lead_RRP_comparison_epa_dos_rrp&csid=Elwd


I would add an item.   The EPA rule requires that contractors provide the homeowner with documentation of the lead-safe practices upon final invoice or within 30 days of the completion of the renovation. I have been unable to find such a requirement in the MA Lead-Safe Renovation Rule.  I spoke with someone at DOS, and he could not find anything in the MA law either. I