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]

Date Published: 09/27/2007

Months after high levels discovered, housing authority addresses radon issue with residents

High levels of radon were reported in more than 60 homes at a low-income apartment complex. Our partners at The Huntsville Times and AL.com broke the story and found out the Huntsville Housing Authority kept the radon issue away from residents for...[Read More]

Date Published: 02/27/2020

Huntsville Housing Authority confirms radon problems, doesn't tell tenants

The Huntsville Housing Authority found high levels of radioactive gas inside more than 60 public housing units last fall but never told the tenants they were breathing cancer-causing radon. A spokesperson for the housing authority told AL.com they did...[Read More]

Date Published: 02/23/2020

Huntsville Housing Authority failed to notify residents about high radon levels in their homes

The Huntsville Housing Authority failed to tell tenants about high levels of radioactive gas found in 60 public housing units at one of its properties. The authority has known about it since last fall. Residents at Butler Terrace Addition were left in...[Read More]

Date Published: 02/25/2020

HHA plans to demolish Butler Terrace Addition, and hopes it removes the radon issue too

Radon is a radioactive gas. High levels of it were found in 60 units out of 120 units at Butler Terrace Addition. But now we're four weeks into a stay at home order by Governor Ivey, so families are inhaling that gas more often. "When we met with our...[Read More]

Date Published: 04/22/2020