Congress passes Drywall Safety Act

Congress recently passed the Drywall Safety Act, and President Barack Obama is expected to sign it soon. Under the act, drywall used in home construction would not be allowed to exceed certain sulfur standards.

January 14, 2013

Congress recently passed the Drywall Safety Act, and President Barack Obama is expected to sign it soon. Under the act, drywall used in home construction would not be allowed to exceed certain sulfur standards. The gypsum board would have to be labeled so that the manufacturer is identifiable, and guidelines would be set to improve home remediation and prohibit the reuse of contaminated drywall.

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