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State warns residents of a silent household killer

As part of Radon Action Month, the governor of Connecticut is urging homeowners to become informed about and test for radon. The EPA estimates that over 20,000 lung cancer deaths a year are attributed to radon. Radon is the leading cause of lung...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/14/2009


Norwalk Health Department to Offer Free Radon Kits during National Radon Action Month

January is National Radon Action Month, and your state and local health departments urge you to learn more about radon—a leading cause of lung cancer—and test for radon in your home. The Norwalk Health Department will distribute free radon testing kits...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/06/2020


The usual suspects

An unscientific, but hopefully helpful, list of five common problems found by several longtime local home inspectors includes electrical work, radon, water seepage, unpermitted work, and roof/chimney maintenance. Other concerns are water quality,...[Read More]

Date Published: 06/23/2008


Free Radon Test Kits Available for Eligible Residents

January is National Radon Action Month, so it's a good time to learn about radon and its risks, and how to get your home tested. Radon, a naturally occurring radioactive gas that you cannot see, smell, or taste, usually comes from the surrounding rocks...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/06/2020


Free Radon Testing Kits Available In Stamford

The City of Stamford Department of Health advises residents to test their homes for radon gas — the leading cause of lung cancer in nonsmokers. Health officials estimate radon is responsible for more than 21,000 lung cancer deaths each year in the United...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/06/2020


Discounted Radon Testing Available In Greenwich

The month of January has been designated as Radon Action Month by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA). Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. after smoking, and it is the leading cause of lung cancer among...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/06/2020


Gas Leaks: What You Don't Smell Will Harm You

New York City was the scene of a puzzling mystery Monday. An unidentified gas-like odor made its way across Manhattan and parts of New Jersey and resulted in some building evacuations and mass transit interruptions. How can you protect your family...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/09/2007


What's going on in your part of Greenwich

January is Radon Action Month — and Greenwich's Health Department is urging residents to test their homes for the potentially dangerous gas. According to the federal Environmental Protection Agency, radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer,...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/05/2020


Monroe health department urges radon testing

The Health Department is asking residents to check for an invisible, potentially cancer-causing gas that could be lurking in their homes. Free test kits are available from the health department while supplies last. Kits can also be purchased at a variety...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/30/2020


Harborview residents broaden view of zoning

Radon mitigation work is complete at two of five Norwalk schools identified with elevated levels of the gas this spring, and the remaining three will open this year with 80 percent to 90 percent of mitigation work complete, said Mark Gorian, district...[Read More]

Date Published: 08/26/2007


Redding offering free radon testing

January is National Radon Action Month since the best time to test is during the winter months. Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers. It is a naturally occurring radioactive gas formed from the decay of uranium and is found in...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/21/2020


Radon Test Kits Available At Darien Health Department

January is designated as National Radon Action Month by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. The Darien Health Department, in cooperation with the Connecticut Department of Public Health is pleased to join in this national effort to bring...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/10/2020


Health Department Offers Discounted Radon Testing

The month of January has been designated as Radon Action Month by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA). Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. after smoking, and it is the leading cause of lung cancer among...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/10/2020