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USEPA penalizes well-known company for lead paint violations
  • Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
  • USA
  • June 12 2014

Although not a high profile regulatory program, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) continues to target high profile entities


Manufactured homes too permanent to be consumer product, Sixth Circuit says
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2014

A split Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals panel has determined that a pre-made home is not a consumer product within the meaning of the Magnuson-Moss


Made in the USA brand, LLC settles FTC action on deceptive certification claims
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2014

Made in the USA Brand, LLC recently agreed to discontinue advertising claims related to its "Made in the USA" seal after the Federal Trade Commission


FTC: Made in USA certifier must actually certify (or disclose self-certification)
  • Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2014

As we have discussed in several posts (for example, here, here, here, and here), the FTC has stringent standards for "Made in U.S.A." claims. On July


Vermiculite regulation update
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2013

New York City building owners and tenants are required, prior to any significant demolition or alteration work, to perform environmental testing to


Recast smoke alarm requirements
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2014

On August 27, 2013, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Signed into law Senate Bill 745 recasting smoke alarm requirements: Listing Smoke Alarms


U.S. EPA issues final rule amending clearance testing for lead paint renovation
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2011

On August 5, 2011, U.S. EPA issued a Final Rule (effective October 4, 2011) setting forth post-renovation cleaning requirements under the 2008 Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program (RRP) Rule


Chinese drywall first bellwether trial ongoing
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2010

The first federal trial in the nationwide Chinese drywall controversy began on February 19th, 2010 in New Orleans and is ongoing


The walls are closing in: Chinese drywall issues prompt legislation and litigation
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2009

Certain drywall manufactured in China is allegedly defective


PCBs in building caulking beware the enforcer
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2012

A recent enforcement case in USEPA Region I highlights the continuing regulatory risks posed to commercial property owners by building materials containing polychlorinated bi-phenyls