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

Developer sued over radon

A total of 10 current and former homeowners in the Locust Hill subdivision in Charles Town are suing Richmond American Homes for allegedly failing to install functional radon removal systems, and in one case allegedly installing fake pipes to...[Read More]

Date Published: 06/23/2008

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

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