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Radon Testing for Safe Schools Act

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Radon Testing for Safe Schools Act

report (to accompany S. 1697)

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radon -- Testing,
  • School buildings -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Hazardous substances -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 101st Congress, 2d session, Senate -- 101-551
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 p. ;
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14431419M


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[United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.]. A nationwide survey of radon levels in schools estimates that nearly one in five has at least one schoolroom with a short-term radon level above the action level of 4 pCi/L (picoCuries per liter) - the level at which EPA recommends that schools take action to reduce the level.

This is the simpler of the two questions. A safe level of radon gas is no radon gas. Radon gas is a carcinogen which causes lung cancer. The US EPA has put it plainly, stating, “Any radon exposure has some risk of causing lung cancer.

The lower the radon level in your home, the lower your family’s risk of lung cancer.” The average person. Tips for Radon Measurement in Schools: Read the updated DPH Radon Testing Guidance Document for Schools ; Use the following tools as discussed in the guidance document: Connecticut's Approach to Radon in Schools.

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Get this from a library. Radon Testing for Safe Schools Act: hearing before the Subcommittee on Superfund, Ocean, and Water Protection of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, second session, on S.

[United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. EPA recommends that all schools nationwide be tested for radon. To date, approximately 20% of the schools nationwide have done some testing. Some states have tested all their public schools.

Radon testing in schools is not mandatory in California and there is no state funding specifically set aside to help school districts pay for testing.