NJ Governor Bumps Funding For Lead Paint Abatement, Urges Caution Testing School WaterNew Jersey will spend an extra $10 million this year on lead abatement throughout the state. But Governor Chris Christie is warning against a panic response to concerns over elevated lead levels in water in public schools in Newark and elsewhere.
Government Agency Regulates Workplace SafetyFrom ergonomics to mold and other building toxins, OSHA regulates the working conditions that may harm workers.
For Sale By Owner Has Its RisksThe housing market is roaring back to life. Here are some tips you should know if you’re thinking of selling your home on your own.
Buyer Beware Of What Home Sellers Don't Have To DiscloseWhile state laws differ, in general home sellers must disclose to potential buyers known physical defects like a basement that floods or the presence of lead paint but things like a murder that happened in the house don't have to be revealed.
Philadelphia City Council Approves Lead Paint Monitoring MeasurePassage of the lead paint bill comes after city councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown, the sponsor, spent several years working both with landlords and child advocates.
Philadelphia Councilwoman Modifies Lead Paint Testing Bill To Address CriticsPolitics as the art of compromise was very evident in Philadelphia City Council with the apparent resolution of a dispute over a plan to require more lead paint testing in rental buildings.
Local Advocacy Group Urges Congress To Maintain Strict Chemical Testing In ToysState Director for PennPirg, Megan DeSmedt says they lobbied long and hard for the laws that are currently on the books and they may have to go back to Congress to rally to keep them.