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Lung Cancer Awareness Month 2023: Radon Risk Across Utah

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, which means it’s the perfect time for Utahns to become better educated on the unique cancer risks in our state. Many believe that lung cancer is only an issue for smokers, but it’s simply not true. Radon is an odorless, invisible gas that rises from uranium deposits underground, and […]

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How Do I Protect Myself from Radon Gas?

Radon is an odorless, colorless, radioactive gas created when uranium breaks down in soil and rocks. It enters homes through cracks and pores in the foundation and construction joints, and long-term exposure can lead to lung cancer. In fact, radon exposure is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States! With such […]

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What Are the Signs of Radon Poisoning?

Radon is a colorless, odorless, radioactive gas created when uranium in soil decays. Uranium is found in varying levels in soil and rock worldwide but is present in high concentrations in Utah. As it decays, radon rises from the ground and into homes where it is inhaled and can cause lung cancer. In fact, one […]

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Radon in schools and daycares

Many people think radon is only an issue in our homes, but did you know kids, teachers, and staff can also be exposed to radon in their schools? When sending your child to school, the last thing on your mind should be exposure to radon gas. However, this may be more common in Utah than […]

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Radon Gas Exposure in New Homes

Radon Gas Exposure in New Homes - Have you heard of radon gas? This odorless, tasteless, and colorless gas that enters homes through the foundation is considered the “silent killer” for two reasons. First, you cannot detect it without testing for it. Second, it is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United […]

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Colorado Governor Jared Polis Signs Radon Disclosure Bill into Law

PRESS RELEASE Denver, CO, June 09, 2023 --(PR.com)-- The Radon Disclosure Bill for Residential Property (SB23-206) was signed into law on June 5, 2023 by Governor Jared Polis, making Colorado the tenth state to pass a radon notification law. This bill establishes that buyers or renters of residential property have the right to be informed of […]

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Where is the Outrage About High Radon Levels in Utah?

Radon News - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Surgeon General, World Health Organization (WHO), American Cancer Society, Huntsman Cancer Institute, and dozens of other trusted organizations all agree that radon is a major public health concern and a Class A carcinogen. If radon is so dangerous, why don’t you see TV commercials from law firms […]

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