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Lead-Based Paint Accreditation, Certification and Permitting

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The Lead-Based Paint Accreditation, Certification and Permitting Program protects human health and the environment from the hazards of lead-based paint. The program is the authorized United States Environmental Protection Agency state program under a federal grant to DOEE. This is done through:

  • Certification of lead-based paint professionals and accreditation of training providers
  • Permitting of lead-based paint abatement projects and activities
  • Inspection and compliance monitoring of lead-based paint activities
  • Enforcement of District and federal lead regulations

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Effective August 25, 2014, DOEE office hours for processing lead certification applications will be from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM on Fridays.

For more information, please call (202) 535-2637.

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