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  • Lowe's to pay $500,000 in EPA lead paint settlement

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lowe's Home Centers, the No. 2 U.S. home improvement retail chain, has agreed to pay a $500,000 penalty for violating federal rules governing lead paint exposure, U.S. authorities said on Thursday.
  • Signs of healing in Texas town a year after deadly plant blast

    WEST, Texas (Reuters) - Still healing from multiple broken bones after the force of a deadly explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant lifted him out of his boots a year ago, one first responder has begun to address the anguish of losing his team members....

    Lowe's settles EPA allegations on lead paint

    WASHINGTON — Lowe's Cos., the home-improvement retail giant, has agreed to pay a $500,000 civil penalty and roll out a new record-keeping policy for contractors that could encounter lead paint. The settlement, announced Thursday, ended a federal...

    Lowe's settles lead paint complaints with EPA

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Lowe's Cos. Inc. has agreed to pay a $500,000 fine and change its practices for renovating residential properties contaminated with lead paint, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday. The settlement stems from Lowe's use of...

    Marcie Geffner: 5 signs that you're ready to buy a 1st home

    Buying your first home takes stamina, desire and commitment not only to navigate the complicated and time-consuming purchase process, but also to learn the ropes of being a responsible homeowner. Maybe you've dreamed about buying. Or perhaps you've...