Lead Paint

Junk science backs up our antiquated laws demanding costly and hazardous lead paint removal that does nothing to stop childhood lead poisoning. Instead, families get discriminated against, lower income families lose their housing, and owners get forced out of business.


The EPA's RRP Rule:

New lead paint rule is elephant in your house

New renovation rules are tough to swallow

The EPA’s new RRP rule: When does it apply?


Other articles on lead paint:

‘Irreversible, lifetime effects’
suggest lead is not the cause

Rarity of lead poisoning
raises serious policy questions

Wellesley family fights mandated abatement

“Lead poisoning” ends
National policy changes will kill abatement

Abatement Is Dying

Even tenant-friendly specialists say it

The Door Mat Study
No one talks about it. But why not?
It could stop kids getting lead-poisoned

Why Delead?

Even after all the work and the cost, you may
have to delead again . . . and again . . .

No Proof That Interior Lead Paint Causes Poisoning

They gave us four studies to prove their point. Guess what!

Expert slams Mass. lead paint law, praises Rhode Island law
Mass. law is outdated and misguided