New Federal Lead Laws Take Effect

Federal regulations designed to eliminate childhood lead poisoning go into effect this month. The change brings strict new requirements for building contractors, property owners, renovators and a host of others who work with lead paint.

VT Landlords Hit For False Lead Paint Report

The Vermont attorney general’s office has issued $10,000 in civil penalties against a landlord who was accused of filing a false lead paint compliance report about a property in Lyndonville.