From the Maryland Department of the Environment:

MDE’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Program serves as the coordinating agency of statewide efforts to eliminate childhood lead poisoning. Under the 1994 “Reduction of Lead Risk in Housing Law,” MDE assures compliance with mandatory requirements for lead risk reduction in rental units built before 1950, maintains a statewide listing of registered and inspected units, and provides blood lead surveillance through a registry of test results of all children tested in Maryland. The following actions were for properties alleged to be out of compliance with lead risk reduction standards:

  • Samuel Brannon Jr., 1 affected property, $16,500 for alleged violations.
  • Permy Thuha, 1 affected property, $32,500 for alleged violations.
  • Aeron Alberti and Gregory Wolf, 7 affected properties, $18,000 for alleged violations.
  • Cathedral Court, LLC, 1 affected property, $300,000 for alleged violations.
  • Albert R. Peltier, Oliver Robinson, and Gerald H. Mathis, 3 affected properties, $38,000 for alleged violations.
  • Zenith Properties, LLC, 10 affected properties, $17,500 for alleged violations.
  • Kevin Richards and Vivian Richards, 3 affected properties, $40,000 for alleged violations.
  • Eleanor Schieferstein, 7 affected properties, $33,000 for alleged violations.
  • Gwendolyn L. Noble and Jay Noble, 1 affected property, $35,000 for alleged violations.
  • Anthony Francis, 1 affected property, $22,000 for alleged violations.
  • Bonnie A. Engelman and Ashley Blair Engelman, 1 affected property, $16,500 for alleged violations.
  • Nicholas G. Lodowski, 15 affected properties, $9,000. The penalty has been paid.

In addition, the Lead Poisoning Prevention Program accredits and enforces performance standards for inspectors and contractors working in lead hazard reduction. The following actions are  for contractors and inspectors alleged to be out of compliance with state regulations:

A.S.B. Enterprises, LLC and W A Low Lead Inspection