Lead at Superfund Sites: Related Links
The following references provide additional information related to lead and lead cleanup.
On this page:
Links to EPA websites of interest
EPA lead website
Information on the Federal lead poisoning prevention program and EPA's efforts to address residential lead hazards.
- EPA’s actions under Federal Lead Action Plan
Information about implementation status of EPA’s actions under the 2018 Federal Action Plan to reduce childhood lead exposures and associated health impacts.
EPA lead enforcement website
Information on EPA's activities to ensure compliance with lead laws and regulations.
EPA Superfund Risk Assessment website
Includes documents related to risk assessment at Superfund sites.
EPA/HUD Residential Lead-Based Paint Disclosure Program (Section 1018 of Title X)
Describes disclosure requirements for sales and leases of older homes.
EPA Regional Office Lead Coordinators
Contact information for the EPA's Regional Offices that implement federal environmental programs around the country. Information on Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) projects and programs.
Lead Abatement Program: Training and Certification Program for Lead-Based Paint Activities
Provides information on the federal training and certification program for lead-based paint professionals.
Hazard Standards for Lead in Paint, Dust and Soil (TSCA Section 403)
Information for identifying residential lead-based paint hazards, including lead-contaminated household dust and soils.
Best Management Practices for Lead at Outdoor Shooting Ranges Manual
Information on lead management at outdoor rifle, pistol, trap, skeet, and sporting clay ranges.
Lead Hotline -- National Lead Information Center
How to contact the NLIC.
Lead's Impact on Indoor Air Quality
Information on indoor air quality and indoor air pollution.
Office of Land and Emergency Management
Agency-wide policy, guidance, and direction for the Agency's solid waste and emergency response programs.
Toxics Release Inventory
Information on toxic chemicals that are being used, manufactured, treated, transported, or released into the environment.
TechDirect, hosted by EPA's Technology Innovation Office, is an information service that highlights new publications and events of interest to site remediation and site assessment professionals. Each month, subscribers receive an e-mail message describing the availability of publications and events.
Links to non-EPA websites
Alliance for Healthy Homes
Information on protecting children from lead hazards in their homes.
CDC (Centers for Disease Control) Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Information on screening children for lead and eliminating hazards.
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
Safety information on reducing the risk of injury or death from consumer products.
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD): Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes
Information on lead poisoning issues.
MEDLINEPlus Health Information on Lead Poisoning
General overview of lead poisoning and information on clinical trials, prevention, screening, law, policy, and children's lead poisoning. Also provides lists of print publications.
National Academy of Sciences Report on Investigative Strategies for Lead-Source Attribution at Superfund Sites Associated with Mining Activities (2017)
The study recommends potential improvements in approaches used for assessing sources of lead contamination at or near Superfund sites, without recommending changes to the clean-up requirements or remediation activities at any designated site. Further, identifies important research needs.
National Academy of Sciences Report on Superfund and Mining Megasites
The National Academy of Sciences Report on Superfund and Mining Megasites: Lessons from the Coeur d'Alene River Basin; Final Publication, December 2005.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Safety and Health Topic Lead Page
Health and safety information related to lead in the workplace.
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Lead Poisoning Information Page
Information on lead poisoning as well as kids' pages on lead information.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Covers a range of topics on worker safety and health-related issues.