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| Standard Number:||1910.1025; 1926.62|
|MEMORANDUM FOR:||ASSISTANT REGIONAL ADMINISTRATORS|
FOR TECHNICAL SUPPORT
|THRU:||LEO CAREY |
Office of Field Program
|FROM:||THOMAS J. SHEPICH|
Directorate of Technical Support
|SUBJECT:||Lead-based Paint Removal Technology|
Equipment of the type used on the lead paint removal project consists of handheld needle gun unit connected to vacuum unit with HEPA filter that empties directly into the waste container.Open-blast cleaning of storage tanks before recoating poses a pollution hazard. Silica dust or other abrasive debris along with pulverized coatings, often with a high lead content, can be scattered widely, opening the tank owner and the contractor to various safety and environmental pollution charges.
|Maximum allowable concentration, debris, mg/L||Concentrationin paint chip sand, mg/L||Concentration in spent Problem mg/L|
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