** Contractor to Pay $19,529 Penalty for Failure to Notify Owners, Residents of Lead Risks Before Renovation **
- Chris Whitley firstname.lastname@example.org
(Kansas City, Kan., March 31, 2011) - Window World of St. Louis, Inc., has agreed to pay a $19,529 civil penalty to the United States to settle allegations that it failed to notify owners and occupants of at least 20 St. Louis area residential properties built before 1978 of lead-based paint risks prior to performing renovation work at those locations.
Contractors are legally required to provide owners and residents of the properties with an EPA-approved lead hazard information pamphlet before starting renovations at the properties.
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