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Regulatory and Policy Issues for Reuse and Remanufacture of Wood Materials Coated With Lead-Based Paint

| Written by ILSR Admin | No Comments | Updated on Dec 1, 2005 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/regulatory-and-policy-issues-for-reuse-and-remanufacture-of-wood-materials-coated-with-lead-based-paint/

In 2005, there were no regulatory or policy guidance at the Federal level that permits, prohibits, or qualifies practice for salvaging and reusing building materials coated with lead-based paint (LBP). This paper describes the current regulations and standards relative to LBP in buildings (in particular LBP on lumber and timber products), LBP mitigation, and disposal of LBP- containing waste, and the applicability of these regulations and standards to recovering and reusing building materials.

by Thomas R. Napier, Robert H. Falk, George B. Guy, Susan Drodz

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