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Our Health: HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital offers free radon detection kits, education

HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital has partnered with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and the American Lung Association to distribute free radon detection kits to members of the community and provide free educational presentations about the...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/05/2020


Citizens for Radioactive Radon Reduction (CR3) Announces A New Pandemic Approach to Radon Awareness

With the announcement of the September issue of CR3 News Magazine dedicated to radon and children going to school and studying from home, it has become even more important to provide education about improving indoor air quality in buildings and homes...[Read More]

Date Published: 10/01/2020


Radon Environmental's Bark Side Will Make Schools Aware

Citizens for Radioactive Radon Reduction (CR3), a radon reduction advocacy 501c3 nonprofit organization serving the radon and lung cancer community, today announced the initiation of a focus on Radon Environmental's "Bark Side of Radon" endeavor by tying...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/05/2020


Free Radon Detection Kits and Educational Presentation offered at HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital, January 22

HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital has partnered with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and the American Lung Association to distribute free radon detection kits to members of the community and provide free educational presentations about the...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/03/2020


Citizens for Radioactive Radon Reduction (CR3) Takes a New Turn in Radon Advocacy

As major radon advocates who educate homeowners and property owners about the dangers of radon gas and its deadly effects, COVID-19 has raised a new challenge for CR3 to encourage those working from home to be sure to test their residence for radon gas....[Read More]

Date Published: 05/05/2020


Citizens for Radioactive Radon Reduction pays tribute to women and children climate change advocates

"This unique issue is a celebration of indigenous women and children, and their contributions to climate change ... specifically how climate change affects radon gas levels." says Jacquelyn Nixon, Publisher. "Our number one goal is to provide additional...[Read More]

Date Published: 02/16/2020


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


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]

Date Published: 02/09/2009


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]

Date Published: 10/22/2007


Citizens for Radioactive Radon Reduction pays tribute to women and children climate change advocates

"This unique issue is a celebration of indigenous women and children, and their contributions to climate change specifically how climate change affects radon gas levels." says Jacquelyn Nixon, Publisher. "Our number one goal is to provide additional...[Read More]

Date Published: 02/16/2020


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]

Date Published: 01/19/2007