State Eyes New Federal Rules For Lead Paint

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On April 22, new federal rules for lead paint removal go into effect.  They’re meant to strengthen current requirements for property owners, and make housing safer.  However, they’re an extra requirement for property owners and contractors in Vermont, because the state has decided not to merge the EPA rules into its state law.  VPR’s Jane Lindholm talks with with Vermont’s Deputy Health commissioner, Dixie Henry, about why.

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