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

Workers Worry About Health at Interior's Headquarters

Interior Department employees cited dirty air filters, inadequate building ventilation and falling brick dust in deteriorating buildings, the report said. Many respondents said they were concerned about mold, radon and asbestos....[Read More]

Date Published: 04/14/2008

Radon prevention in dispute

A dispute over invisible, but potentially dangerous, radon gas is unfolding in Howard County Circuit Court over a radon contractor's claim that county inspectors are not making home builders toe the line on required...[Read More]

Date Published: 09/02/2008

Fairfax County Students Win at International Science and Engineering Fair

Eight Fairfax County students won third awards and three won fourth awards at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Atlanta. Andre Gerner (Marshall HS) won a third in Environmental Sciences for Efficacy of a Radon Pump at Mitigating...[Read More]

Date Published: 05/30/2008

Krizek: Electronic summons, marine clay disclosure, radon disclosure bills all move forward

On Thursday, two of my bills relating to residential property disclosure, HB 174 and HB 175, were reported unanimously from the Housing and Consumer Protection subcommittee and will head to the full General Laws committee for a vote. HB 175 would add...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/18/2020


Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and other officials recognized January as Radon Action Month before the county council on Jan. 14. The county is designated a Zone 1 area by the EPA, which means it has the highest potential indoor radon levels....[Read More]

Date Published: 01/15/2020