Monthly Archives: December 2007

Good conversations on lead paint

Update: Preservation Greensboro’s Director Benjamin Briggs provides the latest federal guidelines on lead paint vs historic structures and says, “Our local initiatives can come together on this issue. The Guilford County Department of Public Health is trailblazing in its initiatives, but let’s see that these ordinances not be at the unnecessary loss of Greensboro’s cultural [...]

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Compromise is in order for lead paint law

Strong statement, this: “Guilford County’s lead-related regulations, as currently worded and enforced, are imminent threats to the preservation of some of our most treasured places and make de facto criminals of their owners.”  But if you’ll take the time to read our ordinance on lead paint poisoning prevention (.doc), it is absolutely true. I’ve spoken to several government [...]

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