Cancer Survivor Advises Radon Testing; More Than 80,000 Illinois Homes Have Tested High Since 2015

Radon is an invisible threat lurking in thousands of Illinois homes. The CBS 2 Morning Insiders have dug into state records and have found that alarming radon levels showed up in 80,000 Illinois homes just since 2015. As CBS 2's Tim McNicholas pointed...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/28/2020

A Special Resource for The Seniors in Our Community

Don Neag, radon inspector with Chicago Radon Testing, will cover what is radon and how can pre-sale testing for radon save buyers...[Read More]

Date Published: 02/18/2020

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

Protecting home from silent threat

Winterizing home requires testing for indoor air quality including...[Read More]

Date Published: 11/21/2008

Radon detectors free

Cook County is offering radon detectors to homeowners for no charge....[Read More]

Date Published: 09/19/2008

Radon: You can't see it or smell it, but you can stop it

Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among nonsmokers in the United States, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. It occurs naturally from the breakdown of uranium inside the Earth and is pushed up into the air. While radon contamination...[Read More]

Date Published: 08/03/2007

Radon question

To mitigate high radon levels, a fan can be installed as long as all joints are tight enough so that no radon will leak through them and into the living quarters when the fan pressurizes the pipe....[Read More]

Date Published: 04/14/2008

Naturally Occurring Gas A Leading Cause Of Cancer

There is a push in Springfield to protect residents against radon, a naturally occurring gas that is impossible to detect without a test. It is the second leading cause of lung cancer. As CBS 2 Medical Editor Mary Ann Childers reports, the Illinois...[Read More]

Date Published: 05/11/2007

East Chicago company will remove mold at Gary schools

The Gary School Board voted 4-2 to award J & K Environmental, Inc. contracts to remove mold at Kennedy-King Middle School and McCullough Girls Academy. The company will be paid $146,425 to provide remediation labor and materials, which will include...[Read More]

Date Published: 03/14/2007