Environmental Testing and Radon Testing

Radon in Schools

Radon tests are in after I-Team exposes district didn’t test for radioactive gas for decades

May 20, 2019

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. The EPA recommends testing every five years. Investigator Adam Walser has the results and talked to the man in charge of overseeing the…

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Day cares with Radon

State launches program to test day cares for radon gas

May 8, 2019

Real Inspection Services Can Professionally Test Day Cares for Radon. Call (312) 270-0500 or Book A Radon Test Below. ​State launches program to test day cares for radon gas – 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.…

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Radon Testing in Schools

Most Indiana schools ignore federal radon testing recommendations because it’s not required

November 6, 2018

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. Radon is a radioactive, naturally occurring gas that seeps into buildings from the surrounding soil. It’s the number one cause…

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Radon in schools

Clearing the air on radon: BCSC to retest schools with readings that exceeded federal levels

October 10, 2018

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…

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Radon: Cancer causing gas could be going undetected in area schools

September 20, 2018

​A naturally occurring radioactive gas that comes from the ground and can seep into enclosed spaces at cancer-causing levels like homes and schools according to the Environmental protection agency. WASHINGTON – A cancer-causing gas could be going undetected in local schools because of inconsistencies in state laws that require some school systems to test but…

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BCSC To Conduct Second Round Of Radon Testing

August 6, 2018

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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