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

TDEC providing free radon test kits for Tennesseans

Gov. Bill Lee proclaimed January "Radon Action Month." Tennesseans can pick up a free radon testing kit from The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) this month. Radon is a colorless, odorless, naturally-occurring radioactive...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/02/2020

Granite Countertop Concerns

It's highly unlikely the amount of radon coming from granite counter tops is a hazardous...[Read More]

Date Published: 07/30/2008

Tennessee officials offering free radon test kits this month

Gov. Bill Lee declared January as "Radon Detection Month" in a proclamation last month. Tennesseans can access free radon testing kits this month, according to the state Department of Environment and Conservation. One kit will be made available per...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/02/2020

Unfounded fears intrude upon, diminish enjoyment of life

Polls today show we fear germs, identity theft, immigrants and one another. A decade ago the dreads included carjackings, radon gas and baby-snatchings at the...[Read More]

Date Published: 09/19/2008