"Fixer Upper" Stars Get Fined By the EPA for Lead Safety Violations

"Fixer Upper" Stars Get Fined By the EPA for Lead Safety Violations

Joanna and Chip Gaines of HGTV’s “Fixer Upper” in 2016. (Brian Ach/Invision/AP)

 

The stars of HGTV's hit show "Fixer Upper" were fined $40,000 for failing to comply with EPA safety standards for lead.  Their company, Magnolia, will also have to spend $160,000 renovating lead based paint hazards that are near children.

Resources

EPA Lead Safety Page

OSHA Safety and Health Topics Page - Lead


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