Krause Konstruction Co. has been ordered to pay $10,000 for violating Wisconsin’s hazardous waste testing, generation and disposal laws, according to a news release from the state’s Attorney General’s office.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced $25,000 grants to each of four recipients in the Great Lakes region, including a Minnesota tribe and a Wisconsin nonprofit organization.
The federal government will take over Wisconsin’s lead paint inspection and enforcement in two years if the state does not increase the maximum penalty for violations.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee’s health department will get federal money to help clean up lead paint from homes. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded the city $4.5 million to expand its current efforts with lead hazards and provide lead reduction in an additional 900 housing units. The money is part of a [...]
By Brian Johnson Dolan Media Newswires Minneapolis — Minnesota builders and remodelers are asking the state Legislature for more time to comply with a surprisingly pesky technical requirement related to the new federal lead-certification law. The request, outlined in a bill making its way through the Minnesota House, pertains to a state law that brings [...]
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The cities of Milwaukee and Sheboygan are getting a total of $6 million in federal money to help remove lead paint from homes. Milwaukee will get $4.5 million, while Sheboygan will get $1.5 million. Another $1 million will go to the state Department of Health Services. The money is part of [...]
By David Ziemer Wisconsin Law Journal U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph T. Randa has granted summary judgment in favor of the remainder of the defendants named in a lead paint suit under the risk contribution rule. The rule permits imposition of liability on defendants based on market share in an industry, despite a lack of [...]
Published: September 21, 2010
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By Joe Lanane Instead of buying a $25 kit to test for lead, Wisconsin contractors and, by extension, homeowners face shelling out up to $500 for an independent inspection before remodeling older homes. Lead Abatement at Two Residential Buildings – Phase 1 (HUD), La Crosse The state in April began requiring home-renovation contractors take lead-abatement [...]
By Jan Basina I occasionally see lead abatement projects posted in JobTrac. And they almost always seem to scream “Warning. Warning.” Lead Abatement at Two Residential Buildings – Phase 1 (HUD), La Crosse Take the job in La Crosse, for instance, which is bidding Oct. 5. The work is described as window replacement, covering exterior [...]