Protect Your Family From Radon This Winter

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012 / No Comments »

January is National Radon MonthRadon levels can soar during the colder months when people keep windows closed and spend more time indoors. As many as 22,000 people die from lung cancer each year in the U.S. from exposure to indoor radon.

The EPA Administrator urges Americans to heed January as National Radon Action Month by testing their homes for one of the leading causes of lung cancer in the country, indoor radon gas. Approximately one home in 15 across the nation has unacceptably high radon levels; in some areas of the country, as many as one out of two homes has high levels.

The EPA Recommends:

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