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If you Own (Or Are Thinking about Owning) a Home in Charlottesville Built Before 1978

Starting on Earth Day, April 22, contractors working on almost all homes built before 1978 must prove they have the Environmental Protection Agency’s stamp of approval to do the work — or face fines of up to $37,500 a day.

FAQ on the RRP from the EPA.GOV Take a look at some of the homes that are active on the market in the Charlottesville and Albemarle built before 1978 . (sorted by those with the most recent price reduction) It’s going to be interesting.

… From a Charlotte dBusinessNews press release : Most people are aware of the dangers that exposure to lead-based paint can pose – it effects ( sic ) children’s brains and developing nervous systems, causing reduced IQ, learning disabilities and behavioral problems, and it can also lead to hypertension and high blood pressure in adults, according to the U.S. … The EPA’s new Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting rule takes effect April 22, 2010, and requires that all contractors (plumbers, painters, HVAC technicians, remodelers, etc.) working in a residence or facility built before 1978 where children are present must be an EPA Certified Renovator.

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