Free radon kits offered online

As the turning of the season brings colder weather to North Carolina, and families close windows to keep warm, it is an excellent time to make plans for radon testing in your home. Radon is the odorless, colorless gas that is the second-leading cause of...[Read More]

Date Published: 01/15/2020


Pittsylvania County pushes for required radon testing for new homes

New homes built in Pittsylvania County will be required to have radon- detection equipment and services soon. Pittsylvania County is in the highest-risk zone on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's radon...[Read More]

Date Published: 05/11/2008


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


Radon testing encouraged

The week of Oct. 19-25 is Radon Action Week as declared by the Environmental Protection Agency. We can take action against radon and radon-induced lung cancer today by testing our homes....[Read More]

Date Published: 10/17/2008


Public hearing to address radon detection proposal

The Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing to determine whether to require radon-detection and removal equipment in new...[Read More]

Date Published: 07/30/2008


County should protect residents from radon

Radon gas is a killer. It is in your home like a thief in the night and you are not aware of it and it stays there. Our citizens need to protect themselves from this silent killer by having their new homes built with radon control methods and test...[Read More]

Date Published: 09/02/2008


Ecker News

The Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on changing the county code to incorporate radon control in new home construction to comply with the statewide building code....[Read More]

Date Published: 09/02/2008