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

School's radon levels are a concern

Radon tests of Scott County's Garth Elementary School returned elevated readings. The basement, which contains the gym and a classroom, measured 12 and 15 pCi/L. Levels of 25 to 36 pCi/L were also found. The second and third levels measured an...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/14/2009

U.S. Reviews Ohio Toxic Waste Cleanup

A bird's nest nestled in the tall grasses of a wetland symbolizes the end of a 20-year struggle to clean up a site contaminated by radioactive material from a former Cold War-era uranium processing plant. After years of often-contentious public meetings,...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/07/2007

How Do You Test For Radon?

Radon is a cancer-causing radioactive gas. Radon comes from the natural (radioactive) breakdown of uranium in soil, rock and water. Radon cannot be seen, smelled, or tasted. There are no immediate symptoms that will alert you to the presence of radon. It...[Read More]

Date Published: 05/22/2020