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New law looks to zap radon from new homes

Date Published: 05/14/2007 [Source]

A new law passed by the Minnesota Legislature will require all new homes built in the state to include mitigation against radon.

Why is that important?

"Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S., and about half of Olmsted County homes have radon levels that exceed the Environmental Protection Agency Action Level," says the Olmsted County Public Health Web site.