• discovery and naming of radon

    discovery and naming of radon
    discovered by French physicist Antoine-Henri Becquerel. Also When radium is exposed to air, the air becomes radioactive. These explanations come from marie and polish scientist,
  • The measurments of Radon

    The measurments of Radon
    Radon measurements in the various mines were finally starting to be made in the early 20th century.
  • how radon effects the U.S

    how radon effects the U.S
    Radon-induced lung cancer costs the United States over $2 billion dollars per year in both direct and indirect health care costs. (Based on National Cancer Institute statistics of 14,400 annual radon lung cancer deaths - Oster, Colditz & Kelley, 1984)
  • radon in drinking water

    radon in drinking water
    the NAS issued a report on radon sayig that is a serious peublic health threat and it is in our drinking water . also thery go on to say that there are drinking water cancer related deaths
  • Radon Deaths

    Radon Deaths
    radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer. Radon is responsible for about 21,000 lung cancer deaths every year. About 2,900 of these deaths occur among people who have never smoked.
  • radon testing in schools

    radon testing in schools
    high levels of radon have been found in classrooms in a number of schools in connectict. there for schools are required to higher qualified testing perfessionals for schools to conduct radon testing.
  • Eddie's Story

    Eddie's Story
    encouraged Americans to test and fix their homes for radon. Created into a very popular book called "Radon: Test, Fix, Save a Life".
  • national radon action month

    national radon action month
    There were 1,995 activities and events reported from 39 states, representing all 10 EPA regions. This represents a slight increase in the number of events from 2009. There all activites to make people more aware of radon.
  • AARST releases information to the Public

    AARST releases information to the Public
    Scientists where testing new Devices that tested for Radon. They also made it aware to the public that Radon caused Lung Cancer
  • deaths caused by radon in 2011

    deaths caused by radon in 2011
    The EPA lists radon as the No. 1 cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. The agency reported in January that radon caused 21,000 deaths due to lung cancer in the United States in 2011.
  • ASHI Inspection World

    ASHI Inspection World
    attendees gathered information and tools for success. The three-day educational program provided an opportunity to learn from knowledgeable experts in discussions how to test for Radon.
  • laws about radon

    laws about radon
    A new law set to go into effect on Jan. 1, 2012, will help people who rent apartments, condominiums or houses access information about radon levels in their homes. radon program is offering guidance to help renters better understand radon hazards and their rights under this new law.
  • how to remove radon from your home

    how to remove radon from your home
    subslab suction Active Sub-slab suction (also called sub-slab depressurization) is the most common and usually the most reliable radon reduction method. One or more suction pipes are inserted through the floor slab into the crushed rock or soil underneath. They also may be inserted below the concrete slab from outside the house. The number and location of suction pipes that are needed depends on how easily air can move in the crushed rock or soil under the slab.
  • granite

    some samples of granite emitted levels of radon. but concers are strong enough to alarm many enviromental scientists because many people use granite in there homes.
  • Quality Assurance Program

    Quality Assurance Program
    This 3 hour program is for applicants seeking a radon measurement business license and is designed to help prepare a quality assurance plan.