REP_OH.21

REP_OH.21 - CM 426 - REP 21 ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES I....

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CM 426 -- REP 21 ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES I. ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES A. DISCLOSURE OF ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES 1. ARISES MANY TIMES AT PROPERTY’S TRANSFER 2. LEGAL LIABILITY B. HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES 1. ASBESTOS a. ASBESTOS INSULATION BANNED IN 1978 b. PRIOR TO THAT FOUND IN MOST RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION c. WAS USED IN 3,000 + BUILDING MATERIALS d. CAUSES RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS WHEN IN A FRIABLE (CRUMBLED OR PULVERIZED) STATE -- BREAKS DOWN INTO TINY FIBERS AS IT AGES e. DIFFICULT TO ABATE 1) MUST REMOVE OR ENCAPSULATE 2) SPECIAL LICENSE REQUIRED IN MANY STATES 3) TESTS ARE AVAILABLE TO MONITOR AIRBORNE ASBESTOS 2. LEAD a. USED AS A PIGMENT AND DRYING AGENT IN OIL-BASED PAINT b. BANNED IN 1978 c. SALE OF HOMES BUILT PRIOR TO 1978 GENERATE POSSIBLE LIABILITY FOR SALES PERSON d. REMOVAL OR ENCAPSULATION MIGHT REQUIRE LICENSED CONTRACTORS
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e. LEAD-BASED PAINT HAZARDS MUST BE DISCLOSED 3. RADON a. RADIOACTIVE GAS PRODUCED BY NATURAL DECAY OF OTHER RADIOACTIVE SUBSTANCES b. ODORLESS, TASTELESS c. OPINIONS DIFFER AS TO THREAT OF RADON
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