11/15/2018 0 Comments
The results are in. Hillsborough County schools have been testing for radon in your children's classroom after our I-Team revealed that the district had not tested for the radioactive gas in 20 years.
11/6/2018 0 Comments
INDIANAPOLIS—Call 6 Investigates has uncovered that most Indiana schools do not test for radon gas, a carcinogen known to cause lung cancer, despite federal recommendations that all schools test at least once every five years.
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State launches program to test day cares for radon gas - TheIndyChannel.com Indianapolis, IN
The federal Environmental Protection Agency estimates one in five schools has a classroom with dangerous levels of radon--- a carcinogen you can’t see or smell. Radon is gas that occurs naturally in the soil, but it gets trapped in buildings. It’s also the number one cause of lung cancer in non-smokers, killing an estimated 600 people a year in Indiana. Yet, Indiana does not require schools or day cares to test for radon. While the EPA does not have any guidance specific to childcare facilities, it recommends all homes and schools be tested for radon.
10/16/2018 0 Comments
Eight East Aurora School District buildings that reported above-normal radon levels will undergo long-term testing to determine if the gas levels detected are a concern.
The follow-up radon testing will take longer than the testing conducted earlier in the year, school district officials said at Monday’s school board meeting. The testing would begin at the end of the month and continue through May. According to board documents, the cost for the follow-up testing is $4,525.
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10/10/2018 0 Comments
Radon Testing Schools
Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. will retest some schools with rooms showing elevated radon levels to determine if new air-handling equipment has corrected the problem.
Superintendent Jim Roberts said BCSC will spend about $8,500 to bring Alliance Environmental Group Inc., Indianapolis, to recheck several rooms at 10 schools or school buildings that five years ago tested above the Environmental Protection Agency’s recommended level of 4.0 pCi/L, a measure of the rate of radioactive decay of radon
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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 about radon testing is only necessary in homes up north that have basements, but according to the Florida Department of Health, one in five Florida homes tested for radon have elevated levels.
The CDC says the number one cause of lung cancer in non-smokers is exposure to radon gas that can enter homes or schools from soil or building materials, and seep thru cracks and openings in the foundation
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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 Jim Roberts says testing radon levels again is a no-brainer. He wasn’t in the position at the time of the original testing.
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