National – On October 17 and 18, 2023, the EPA and HUD will hold a virtual public workshop to receive stakeholder input on the detection, measurement, and characterization of lead-based paint to support efforts to reduce lead exposure. They will use information received during the workshop to inform their joint effort to revisit the federal definition of lead-based paint and propose and finalize a revised definition, if necessary. The workshop will cover several topics related to low levels of lead in existing paint, including the potential health effects, the relationship between lead-based paint and dust-lead, possible exposure pathways, and more. EPA and HUD are seeking presenters with specific expertise for this workshop.
Abstract submission guidelines at https://files.mail-list.com/m/leadnet/48198161.html. Visit EPA’s 2023 Lead-Based Paint Technical Workshop page at https://www.epa.gov/lead/2023-lead-based-paint-technical-workshop