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Hundreds of Homes in Scotland Warned About Radon Gas Poisoning - Med India

Tue, 05/29/2012 - 16:35
High levels of radon gas can pose a major risk to the health of hundreds of families residing in Scotland. More than 2,000 testing kits were sent out in Aberdeenshire and the Highlands in 2011 and 800 homes were found to have higher-than-normal levels of ...

High Radon Levels Found in 1 in 5 Schools, More Testing Advised - PRLog (free press release)

Tue, 05/29/2012 - 14:26
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “A nationwide survey of radon levels in schools estimates that nearly one in five has at least one schoolroom with a short-term radon level above the action level of 4 pCi/L (picoCuries per ...

High Radon Levels Found in 1 in 5 Schools, More Testing Advised - WebWire

Tue, 05/29/2012 - 14:26
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “A nationwide survey of radon levels in schools estimates that nearly one in five has at least one schoolroom with a short-term radon level above the action level of 4 pCi/L (picoCuries per ...

Should we be concerned about radon? - Regina Leader-Post

Mon, 05/28/2012 - 20:25
There are radon test kits homeowners can buy at big box stores or from organizations like Pinchin Environmental. But testing can be tricky. There are specific requirements when you test for radon. For example, you need to place the detector in the lowest ...

Radon mines provide health benefits for some - kpax

Mon, 05/28/2012 - 15:38
According to the Free Enterprise Radon Health Mine website, testing confirms radon levels averaging about 1700 pC/l of air - with normal fluctuations ranging from 700 to 2200 pC/l of air. Lewis said a 10-day treatment exposes her clients to the ...

Over 800 homes in Scotland at risk of radon gas poisoning - New Kerala

Sun, 05/27/2012 - 18:31
London, May 27 : Hundreds of households in Scotland have been warned to take action against high levels of a radon gas, which is also thought to cause lung cancer. More than 2,000 testing kits were sent out in Aberdeenshire and the Highlands in 2011 and ...

Over 800 homes in Scotland at risk of radon gas poisoning - Newstrack India

Sat, 05/26/2012 - 23:55
London, May 27 (ANI): Hundreds of households in Scotland have been warned to take action against high levels of a radon gas, which is also thought to cause lung cancer. More than 2,000 testing kits were sent out in Aberdeenshire and the ...

800 homes at risk of radon gas poisoning - scotsman.com

Sat, 05/26/2012 - 23:26
More than 2,000 free radon testing kits were sent out to residents in Aberdeenshire last year and to almost 1,000 people in the Highlands. More than 800 homes recorded levels of radon above the point at which the HPA recommends action. Michael Matheson ...

800 homes at risk of radon gas poisoning - scotsman.com

Sat, 05/26/2012 - 23:19
More than 2,000 free radon testing kits were sent out to residents in Aberdeenshire last year and to almost 1,000 people in the Highlands. More than 800 homes recorded levels of radon above the point at which the HPA recommends action. Michael Matheson ...

Radon gas warnings in Aberdeenshire and Highlands - BBC News

Fri, 05/25/2012 - 23:56
More than 2,000 testing kits were sent out in Aberdeenshire and the Highlands last year and 800 homes detected higher-than-normal levels of radon. Radon is a natural radioactive gas that comes from minute amounts of uranium found in rock and soil.

AmeriServ Altoona Radon Testing and Mitigation Service Provides Critical Information for Area Residents - Emailwire

Tue, 05/22/2012 - 08:29
Radon is a naturally occurring gas that comes from the breakdown of uranium in the soil. Radon levels can reach dangerous levels in homes as the gas comes up through the soil and rocks surrounding their home. Radon gets into the home through cracks in ...

AmeriServ Des Moines Radon Testing Experts Post Warning to Area Homeowners - Emailwire

Tue, 05/22/2012 - 08:29
Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer and the results of an EPA study indicate that the state of Iowa has relatively high levels of radon. Consumers can visit the Des Moines Radon Testing (http://www.desmoinesradontesting.com/) website to read ...

SRMC named Radon Business of the Year - Star-Herald

Fri, 05/18/2012 - 14:53
“Sidney Regional Medical Center had the highest analysis rate among participating Panhandle employers for employees testing their home for radon,” Davies said. “We are so proud of them for taking the necessary steps to educate their employees about t ...

Students safe despite elevated radon levels: health officer - Prince Edward Island Guardian

Fri, 05/18/2012 - 12:08
the radon is not high this time of year,” she said. It’s not the first time testing turned up elevated radon levels at the school, but Morrison said she called Health Canada to get an expert opinion on the issue. Although some students and staff would ...

Students safe despite elevated radon levels: health officer - Prince Edward Island Guardian

Fri, 05/18/2012 - 11:54
the radon is not high this time of year,” she said. It’s not the first time testing turned up elevated radon levels at the school, but Morrison said she called Health Canada to get an expert opinion on the issue. Although some students and staff would ...

High levels of radon found in Souris Consolidated School - Prince Edward Island Guardian

Thu, 05/17/2012 - 00:57
Souris parents can add radon to their list of concerns after testing found elevated levels of the cancer causing gas at Souris Consolidated School. Education Minister Alan McIsaac said the Eastern School District was in contact with the province’s public ...

ALAPA partners offering free radon test kits - Daily Review & Sunday Review

Tue, 05/15/2012 - 08:59
The lung health agency identified three regions of the Commonwealth with generally lower testing rates and generally higher likelihood of high radon levels. ALAPA today unveiled its plan to promote radon testing among residents in the first ...

Schools and the Risk of Radon - Baristanet (blog)

Mon, 05/14/2012 - 23:55
But it’s not required—at least not on a federal level. Five states require radon testing in schools, but there is no federal law mandating the practice, so schools in the other 45 states can choose whether or not they want to do it. New Jersey ...

Target 11 investigates high radon levels - WPXI

Mon, 05/14/2012 - 19:44
An alarming number of the radon tests came back high. Eleven homes in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler and Westmoreland counties all tested in the danger zone. And one, in Beaver County, tested the highest. So we talked to homeowners who had extremely ...

State, federal officials encourage radon testing - Morning Sentinel

Mon, 05/14/2012 - 17:57
AUGUSTA -- Testing your home for radon -- the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers -- should be at the top of your to-do list this month, officials say. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has declared January National Radon Action ...

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