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Lead

Payment of a financial obligation earlier than is expected or required.

lead

A heavy metal shown to cause learning disabilities, behavioral problems, seizures, and even death in children.The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that 3 to 4 million children had elevated lead levels in their blood in 1978. The number has now been reduced to several hundred thousand, but elevated lead levels in blood is still the leading environmentally induced illness in children.

Federal law that went into effect in 1996 requires sellers and landlords of properties built before 1978 (when lead-based paint became illegal) to do the following before any contract or lease becomes final:

1. Provide a copy of the EPA booklet, “Protect Your Family from Lead in Your Home.”
2. Disclose any known information concerning lead-based paint or lead-based paint hazards.
3. Provide any records and reports on lead-based paint and/or lead-based paint hazards.
4. Include an attachment to the contract or lease (or language inserted in the lease itself) that includes a lead warning statement and confirms that the seller or landlord has complied with all notification requirements.
5. Provide home buyers a 10-day period to conduct a paint inspection or risk assessment for lead-based paint or lead-based paint hazards.

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The detached property, located at Danzey Green, Tan-worth-in-Arden, also has an entrance hall and a breakfast kitchen with beautiful exposed beams, a flagstone floor, a selection of reclaimed handmade pine cupboards and units, lovely exposed brickwork and triple aspect leaded windows giving plenty of light.
Bedroom two also has fitted wardrobes with central double bed recess with bed light over and timber framed leaded light style windows to the front and side overlooking the gardens.
DREAM " The leaded front door opens up into the entrance hall with its oak flooring and spindled staircase leading up to the first floor.
A 2011 Duke University study found that kids living within 500 meters of an airport where leaded avgas is used have higher blood lead levels than other children, with elevated lead levels in blood found in kids as far as one kilometer away.
This period saw an increase in airborne lead dust exposure due to the use of leaded gasoline.
As the predecessor of the Leaded Magazine, the Fort of Galata, whether detached or attached literally, formed the cornerstone of the defences of the north Golden Horn.
With wood panelled walls, an open fire, leaded windows, a window seat and a turning staircase, the hallway establishes the traditional character which resonates throughout the house.
Abstract: In the New England Lead-Free Electronics Consortium's fourth phase of testing, which began in 2007, several simulated conditions of assembly and rework processes were evaluated in a matrix of multiple levels of components, PWB Pb-free surface finishes and solders, and compared to a baseline of leaded equivalent materials and processes.
The kitchen has a comprehensive range of beech effect front units with work tops over; inset one and a half bowl ceramic mixer tap; inset hob with built-in oven beneath and an extractor cooker hood above; space wth plumbing for automatic washing machine; hot water radiator and double glazed rear window with leaded lights.
A PUB chain was landed with an pounds 11,000 fine yesterday after illegally ripping out historic, leaded windows in a 17th-century building.
Set around a courtyard-style front garden, alongside The Fosse, it has retained many of its original period features, including oak-framed windows with leaded glass lights.