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Lowe’s to Pay Record $500K Penalty Over Subs’ Lead-Paint Rule Violations

EPA cites job practice and recordkeeping infractions by contractors that Lowe's uses More

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Judge to Companies that Sold Lead Paint: Pay $1.1 Billion to Clean Up Your Mess

A California judge ruled against three companies that sold lead paint prior to its being banned in 1978 and said they are liable for a portion of the mitigation costs in certain California counties. More

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Wages on Hold

Most of the remodeling company owners we spoke with for this article had to cut wages during the recession. But many are reporting that in the past two years they have started to increase pay. As Craig Huseby, owner of Huseby Homes, in Nashville, Tenn., put it, 'You can only go so long without giving a man a raise.' More

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