Proposed EPA Radon Regulations Opposed by AARST

Dear AARST Community, We are sending you the AARST position statement below to alert you to a problem with a looming EPA-proposed change to Appendix F of the IRC. AARST intends to pursue options to reverse ICC acceptance of the proposal, seek approval of alternatives,...

Radon Gas Basic Facts

Radon Basics What is radon? Why is 4 pCi/L the recommended action level for Radon? What is a “picocurie” (pCi)?   What is radon? Radon is a radioactive gas. It is colorless, odorless, tasteless, and chemically inert. Unless you test for it, there is no way...

Radon and Cancer in Your Home

  Radon and Cancer What is radon? Radon is a radioactive gas released from the normal decay of the elements uranium, thorium, and radium in rocks and soil. It is an invisible, odorless, tasteless gas that seeps up through the ground and diffuses into the air. In a few...

Radon Cancer Awareness

CR3 News Magazine’s Early Detection Issue Raises Medical Awareness on an International Level Regarding Radon CR3 News Magazine’s Early Detection campaign to raise awareness of the power of saving lives through the early detection efforts regarding radon gas brings...

What You Should Know about Radon in Your Home

Radon gas brought Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas.  Radon comes from the radioactive decay of radium that is present in the earth’s crust. It is ubiquitous and it is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers.  It is present, in varying...

Silent Killers: Hazardous Home Conditions

Silent Killers: Hazardous Home Conditions   Mold. Radon. Lead. For many homebuyers, these are words that strike fear and introduce uncertainty into a real estate transaction. Depending on how severe the conditions are, they not only may be hazardous to the health of...