Free EPA Training: Renovation, Repair, Painting & Lead Awareness

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is launching a training and outreach initiative focused on reducing childhood lead exposure in Albuquerque. 

Sign up today for one of EPA’s free Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) initial training or Lead Awareness Curriculum webinars!  

This new initiative is designed to encourage RRP firms and contractors working on pre-1978 homes to become certified. It will also reach community leaders and the general public to raise awareness about lead exposure, the importance of the RRP program, and lead-safe work practices.  

If you are a contractor working on pre-1978 homes in Albuquerque, NM, register for an upcoming free in-person RRP training:
  • October 15, 2021 - Call (505)715-5481 to register for a seat in the class.
  • November 5, 2021 - Call (505)715-5481 to register for a seat in the class.

If you are a community leader or community member interested in learning about the Lead Awareness Curriculum and/or learning about lead in general, register for a free webinar: 

Lead Awareness Curriculum Train-the-Trainer to learn how to use and modify the Lead Awareness Curriculum to teach your community about lead:  

Understanding Lead Webinar to learn about lead, its impacts and actions to prevent lead exposure and lead poisoning: 


If you have any questions about the free RRP training, please contact Mike Adams at adams.mikeal@epa,gov or 214-665-6711.

 If you have questions about the webinars or the Lead Awareness Curriculum, please contact Shayna Sellars, Lead Outreach Coordinator, at or Chloe Durand, Environmental Protection Specialist, at

For information on lead and EPA’s RRP Rule, go to For more information about this training and outreach initiative visit