EPA tightens lead dust hazard standards in homes, child care facilities

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 21, 2019 4:51 PM CT | Published: June 21, 2019 3:43 PM CT

More than 400,000 homes in Shelby County could fall under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's stricter hazard standards for lead-contaminated dust from chipped or peeling lead-based paint. 

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Michelle Corbet

Michelle Corbet

Michelle Corbet covers business for The Daily Memphian. Prior to, she was a reporter at the Memphis Business Journal. A native Memphian and University of Memphis graduate, Michelle covered business in Conway, Arkansas after college. Michelle got her start covering business as an intern at The Commercial Appeal.


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