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Regulatory and policy issues for reuse and remanufacture of wood materials coated with lead-based paintAuthor(s): Thomas R. Napier; Robert H. Falk; George B. Guy; Susan Drodz
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-164. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 6 pages
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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DescriptionAt present, there is no regulatory or policy guidance at the Federal level that permits, prohibits, or qualifies practice for salvaging and reusing building materials coated with lead-based paint (LBP). This paper describes the current regulations and standards relative to LBP in buildings (in particular LBP on lumber and timber products), LBP mitigation, and disposal of LBP-containing waste, and the applicability of these regulations and standards to recovering and reusing building materials.
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CitationNapier, Thomas R.; Falk, Robert H.; Guy, George B.; Drodz, Susan. 2005. Regulatory and policy issues for reuse and remanufacture of wood materials coated with lead-based paint. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-164. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 6 pages
KeywordsReuse, remanufacture, regulations, policy, wood coatings, lead-based paint
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