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DEP Finds Record Radon Level in Home, Encourages PA Residents to Test for Radioactive Gas - bctv.org

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 12:35

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DEP Finds Record Radon Level in Home, Encourages PA Residents to Test for Radioactive Gas
bctv.org
Wilkes-Barre, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has detected a new record-high level of radon and is once again encouraging state residents to test their homes for this radioactive gas, a leading cause of lung cancer.

Beware of Radon, the uninvited guest in our homes - DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 06:32

DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Beware of Radon, the uninvited guest in our homes
DeKalb Daily Chronicle
Prolonged exposure to elevated indoor concentrations of radon gas in our homes is a leading cause. Elevated radon concentrations have been found in homes in every county in the state. Professional radon measurers have found over 41 percent of Illinois ...

Is your home safe from radon? - The Livingston County News

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 05:56

Is your home safe from radon?
The Livingston County News
It can be present in your home without you knowing and has been identified by the Surgeon General as the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, radon is responsible for about ...

Take steps to protect your home against radon | Editorial - lehighvalleylive.com

Sun, 11/20/2016 - 11:08

lehighvalleylive.com

Take steps to protect your home against radon | Editorial
lehighvalleylive.com
It's radon season — when people spend most of their time indoors, that is — in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Each year at this time homeowners are reminded to have their properties tested for radon gas, if they haven't done so. Yet the presence of ...

Catapult Competition: St. Louis Radon seeks to double business, 'professionalize' industry - St. Louis Business Journal

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 00:57

St. Louis Business Journal

Catapult Competition: St. Louis Radon seeks to double business, 'professionalize' industry
St. Louis Business Journal
One in five Missouri homes is estimated to have elevated levels of radon, a colorless, odorless radioactive gas that's a carcinogen in high doses. That's why St. Louis Radon CEO Cherie Summa wants to change how the state and public approach radon ...

Doctors urge testing for radon in homes - WFMZ - WFMZ Allentown

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 22:10

WFMZ Allentown

Doctors urge testing for radon in homes - WFMZ
WFMZ Allentown
Doctors are urging people to test their homes for radon after a record level of the gas was found in southern Lehigh County.
Pennsylvania home found with record-high radon reading - ABC27abc27

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Safety For You: Tracking down radon - WLNS

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 23:25

WLNS

Safety For You: Tracking down radon
WLNS
(WLNS) – When the weather changes and the cold winds blow we find ourselves closing up our homes from the outside. There is an invader already in your house waiting for the perfect time to strike and when it does it may already be too late. You can't ...

County offers free radon kits | West Milford Hewitt Newfoundland NJ ... - The West Milford Messenger

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 11:02

The West Milford Messenger

County offers free radon kits | West Milford Hewitt Newfoundland NJ ...
The West Milford Messenger
PATERSON — The Passaic County Department of Health announced it will once again participate in the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection ...

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Local student wins $100 in radon poster contest | St George News - St George News

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 01:06

St George News

Local student wins $100 in radon poster contest | St George News
St George News
Sofia Hancock, a 7th grade student at Fossil Ridge Intermediate School in St. George, took first place in Utah for her poster in the 2017 National Radon Poster ...
KCSG Television - Local Students Place in Radon Poster ContestKCSG

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