April 17, 2014 | LA Times

Lowe's settles EPA allegations on lead paint

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 investigation into allegations that Lowe's had violated safe practices to prevent lead pollution.

Read President & CEO Ruth Ann Norton's statement in the LA Times.

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