MDE Issues Enforcement Actions Against 6 Baltimore City Property Owners for Lead Paint Violations

From the MDE: 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 Act,” MDE assures compliance with mandatory requirements for lead risk reduction in rental units built before 1950, maintains a statewide listing of registered and inspected […]

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MDE Issues Enforcement Actions Against 22 City Property Owners

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 […]

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MDE Issues Enforcement Actions Against 9 Baltimore City Property Owners

More lead paint violations: Valhalla Investments, LLC and Thomas Reese, 4 affected properties, $18,000 for alleged violations. Parkvue, LLC (Not registered in Maryland), 1 affected property, $16,500 for alleged violations. Caroline Iwu, 2 affected properties, $16,500 for alleged violations. James W. Martin III, 1 affected property, $15,000 for alleged violations. Tiffany S. Smithrick and Lamont […]

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MDE Issues Enforcement Actions Against 22 Baltimore City Property Owners for Lead Violations

MDE’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Program serves as the coordinating agency for 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 […]

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The Adventures of Stanley and Bud

It would seem that Charles “Bud” Runkles is a busy guy.  In addition to being Stanley Rochkind’s sometime-Resident Agent, he’s also a lead paint abatement contractor. And the address of his business traces back to Stanley Rochkind’s building at 5616 Park Heights Avenue. Here are some prime examples of Mr. Runkles’ activities in West Baltimore: […]

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MDE Issues Enforcement Actions in Baltimore City

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 […]

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MDE Issues Enforcement Actions Against 10 in Baltimore City

The Maryland Department of the Environment issued enforcement actions against 9 property owners in Baltimore City for lead paint violations.  A total of 47 properties were out of compliance and a total of $270,250 in fines were assessed. Tonya D. Horton – 2 affected properties, $45,000 for alleged violations. Israel Cason – 13 affected properties, […]

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MDE Issues Enforcement Actions Against 9 Baltimore City Property Owners

October 5, 2009 The Maryland Department of the Environment issued enforcement actions against nine Baltimore City property owners, whose properties were alleged to be out of complaince.  The actions resulted in a total of $205,000 in fines, and a total of 59 affected properties (property owners listed below).  Kudos to MDE Secretary Shari Wilson and […]

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MDE Issues Enforcement Actions Against 28 Baltimore City Property Owners

This month, the MDE has been busy citing Baltimore City property owners for lead paint violations — 28 property owners in all, resulting in $404,750 for 121 affected properties.  Read the original press release here. The property owners fined were as follows: Darnell G. Collins Ella L. Neal & Kim I. Brown Herbert Lee Belton […]

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