Radon News

Clark County giving away tests to detect radon levels in homes
David Garrett did not know what radon was until a friend at the health department suggested that he pick up a free radon testing kit. "I hung it up right away," the Springfield Twp. resident said, adding that he was shocked when he received the... [Read More]

Free radon testing to be made available to area residents
The Southern Illinois Radon Task Force is offering 175 homeowners in the Belleville, Swansea, Caseyville, O'Fallon, Shiloh, Lebanon and Red Bud areas free radon testing. To be considered for free testing, people must submit a postcard with their name,... [Read More]

Claims About Deadly Gas Set Straight
An environmental expert says he has never heard of a cancer death linked to granite counters. However, he's quick to point out people do need to have a radon test for their home for piece of mind. Stuart Arthur, Co-Owner of Precision Granite &... [Read More]

Local woman hopes to prevent radon deaths
A metro-east woman is working to stop the killer that took her husband's life: radon. On a quiet street in Waterloo, IL, a silent, invisible secret was slowly killing Joe Linnertz. Linnertz hadn't smoked in more than 20 years, which is why his doctor... [Read More]