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HUD Floodplain Notifications 2010-03-12

Lead-Based Paint

The following information comes from HUD Fort Worth:
To all participants in housing Rehabilitation, construction or demolition under HUD funded projects. The EPA has posted a new standard regarding the use and disposal of Lead Based paint. If the project that is being done is using or coming into contact with this type of paint then please read the instruction below and ensure adequate notice to all persons effected, especially home owners and others listed. The links below will take you to the EPAs new Lead Paint policy and the information that has to get out to persons living in or working in these lead paint based buildings. If you have any further questions please contact me or the Region VI EPA office. David.Brown@TexasAgriculture.gov 512-936-6724.

Department of Health explanation of new requirements for lead-based paint.
EPA site regarding Lead-Based Paint changes.

Stormwater Rule

The following information comes from HUD Fort Worth:
To all participants in housing Rehabilitation, construction or demolition under HUD funded projects. The EPA has posted a new standard regarding the run off of storm water from construction sites. If the project site is encompassing an acre of land or more then please read the information below and ensure adequate precautions are taken to control debris run off into nearby streams, rivers and creeks. The links below will take you to the Marten Law Firm main website announcement and it will link you to further information from the EPA. If you have any further questions please contact me or the Region VI EPA office. David.Brown@TexasAgriculture.gov 512-936-6724.

EPA Construction Stormwater Rule