HGTV's 'Fixer Upper' stars fined for improper lead paint removal

Chip and Joanna Gaines will pay the EPA a $40,000 fine, produce a video depicting proper lead paint removal, as part of the settlement

Chip and Joanna Gaines, darlings of the HGTV network and its hit show “Fixer Upper,” were slapped with a $40,000 fine from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for conducting home renovations without proper lead paint protections.