Prescott man starts up business to measure radon in homes

With some free time on his hands, Fran Hira decided to test his house for radon. He knew about its dangers and the risks and wanted to make sure it wouldn't be a problem for his family, including wife Trina and the couple's three...[Read More]

Date Published: 08/30/2007

Homeowner discovers and ends radon threat

A homeowner in Saint Croic County, Wisconsin, purchased a discounted radon test kit from The Planning and Zoning Office at the St. Croix County Government Center. The results were 25 picocuries per liter, above the EPA recommended limit of 4 picocuries...[Read More]

Date Published: 04/24/2009

Radon is second leading cause of lung cancer death

Professor Williams said that we absorb radon from groundwater, construction materials and directly from the soil beneath our homes. "In the Twin Cities it's the shales that may contain minerals that contribute to radon," he said. The professor said...[Read More]

Date Published: 10/19/2007