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Radon Testing Recommendations

Why homeowners should test for this cancer-causing chemical

Radon Can't Smell It.

You can’t see it, you can’t smell it, but it could kill you. Radon, an invisible, radioactive gas, is the second leading cause of lung cancer. You can’t see it, you can’t smell it, but it could kill you. Radon, an invisible, radioactive gas, is the second leading cause of lung cancer. You might think…

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Radon, what you should know.

EPA Recommendations The EPA recommends: If you are buying a home or selling your home, have it tested for radon. For a new home, ask if radon-resistant construction features were used and if the home has been tested. Fix the home if the radon level is 4 picoCuries per liter (pCi/L) or higher. Radon levels less…

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Clearing the air from the impacts of radon in Garfield County

Radon Action

Garfield County offers free test kits and workshops to residents; Homes with results above the “action limit” should consider mitigation Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. after smoking, and the radioactive gas could be present in local homes and buildings at alarming levels. According to the Garfield County Environmental…

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Testing radon levels in schools, did mitigation at eight schools

Radon

LPS testing radon levels in schools, did mitigation at eight schools Lincoln Public Schools has tested 36 of its schools for radon gas levels over the past school year, eight of which had levels that required some mitigation. Operations Director Scott Wieskamp said in each case where levels were higher than 4.0 picocuries per liter…

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BCSC To Conduct Second Round Of Radon Testing

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Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation officials are planning a second round of radon testing for district buildings later in October.  BCSC tested for radon in 2013 and found rates in several buildings to be above the Environmental Protection Agency’s recommended level of 4.0 picocuries per liter (pCi/L), the measurement of how much radon exists in the air.  Superintendent…

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