4 edition of Radon awareness and disclosure found in the catalog.
by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington
Written in English
|Contributions||United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Transportation and Hazardous Materials.|
|LC Classifications||KF27 .E553 1993a|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 218 p. :|
|Number of Pages||218|
|LC Control Number||94113904|
For more information about radon testing and mitigation, visit or call the Minnesota Department of Health Indoor Air Unit at or Facebook TwitterAuthor: Anne Kopas. awareness of the risk of radon to children in schools. • Only 8% were confident that their child’s school had informed them about radon levels. Additionally, most Vermont parents believe that their children’s schools should be tested for radon and are in favor of laws requiring radon testing and disclosure. •Author: Kathryn Grenoble, Florence Lambert-Fliszar, Kirsten Martin, Scott Neary, Kyle Remy, Shawn Sanford, E.
Minnesota adopted a new state plumbing code on January 23rd, We've always had a home-grown plumbing code, but for the first time, Minnesota has adopted a national plumbing code - the UPC - along with our standard list of amendments. Radon State of the Environment Report (WMRC) According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), indoor radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States and a serious problem in Utah. One in three homes in the state test above the EPA action level of 4 picocuries per liter (pCi/l) of air, with homes testing at an average of pCi/l.
The Minnesota Radon Awareness act requires disclosure and information about radon be provided to home buyers, though it does not require actual testing and mitigation. Radon: A growing concern in Rice County By BRAD PHENOW [email protected] was the Minnesota Radon Awareness Act that went into effect just over a year ago. it does require disclosure.
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Indoor Radon Program. The primary goal of the Utah Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control’s (DWMRC) Indoor Radon Program is to reduce Radon awareness and disclosure book level of indoor radon in the state of Utah to concentrations less than the Environmental Protection Agency’s action level of 4 pCi/L (pico-Curies per liter).The Radon program is partially funded by the State Indoor Radon Grant from the EPA.
Get this from a library. Radon awareness and disclosure: hearing before the Subcommittee on Transportation and Hazardous Materials of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, second session, on H.R.
June 3, [United States. Radon awareness and disclosure book. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Radon is a colorless and odorless gas that comes from the soil. The gas can accumulate in the air we breathe. Radon gas decays into fine particles that are radioactive.
When inhaled these fine particles can damage the lungs. Exposure to radon over a long period of time can lead to lung cancer. Nevada Radon Education Program. The Nevada Radon Education Program is a partnership with the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health to educate Nevadans about the health risk posed by elevated levels of radon in the home.
The Extension program offers literature, educational presentations and low cost radon test kits in many county Extension and partner offices. A Citizen's Guide to Radon: The Guide to Protecting Yourself and Your Family from Radon (EPA /K/, December ) This guidance offers strategies for testing your home for radon and discussions of what steps to take after you have tested, discussions of the risk of radon and radon myths.
Get this from a library. Radon awareness and disclosure: joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment and the Subcommittee on Transportation and Hazardous Materials of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, on H.R.
J [United States. Here's what the radon section in the new disclosure form looks like: With the new Radon Awareness Act, radon testing in Minnesota is going to become much more common in. The National Radon Action Plan: A Strategy for Saving Lives sets out strategies to drive the changes needed to reduce exposure to radon, a naturally occurring, invisible and odorless gas.
This plan was released by the American Lung Association on November 9, Read the National Radon Action Plan on the American Lung Association’s website here pdf icon [PDF – kb] external icon. H.R. (nd). To improve the accuracy of radon testing products and services, to increase testing for radon in schools, to create a commission to provide increased public awareness of radon, and for other purposes.
Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Radon Disclosure Requirement The Illinois Radon Awareness Act, ILCS 46/1 et seq., requires you to give two pamphlets about radon hazards to the buyer before the contract is signed.
The first pamphlet is from the Illinois Emergency Management Agency and is entitled Radon Testing Guidelines for Real Estate Transactions. The report confirms that radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. and that it is a serious public health problem.
The study fully supports EPA estimates that radon causes ab lung cancer deaths per year. The ISBN number for the book is ; National Academy Press, pages, Radon, a naturally occurring radioactive gas that is associated with lung cancer, is found in rental properties throughout the U.S.
To meet the responsibility to provide tenants habitable rentals, landlords must address radon problems that occur in rental e the gas is invisible and odorless, however, it’s not always easy to know if radon is present, unlike other Author: Marcia Stewart.
The Minnesota Radon Awareness Act requires specific disclosure and education be provided to potential home buyers during residential real estate transactions in Minnesota. Before signing a purchase agreement to sell or transfer residential real property, the seller shall disclose, in writing to the buyer, any knowledge the seller has of radon.
The State of Maryland, Montgomery County Sales Contract has Radon Inspection Contingency you should be familiar with if you are buying or selling a home in Maryland.
As of Januarythe Maryland Radon Awareness Act requires disclosure of all radon test results to potential buyers. The Illinois Radon Awareness Act and the Illinois Real Property Disclosure Act, for instance, requires that potential buyers are made aware of a property’s levels of radon, a colorless, odorless gas that is a leading cause of lung cancer.
Many relocation companies and lending institutions also will request radon tests before a home : Valerie Kalfrin. The Indoor Radon Program, within the Environmental Management Branch, seeks to reduce the health risk from radon exposure by increasing awareness, identifying areas of high radon potential, and encouraging all Californians to test their homes for radon, fix their homes if they have a radon problem, and build new homes radon-resistant.
Addressing the Radon Challenges in Home Inspection. by Bruce Snead, Kansas State University. The challenge of addressing radon in home inspection will continue to grow as states pass radon specific disclosure laws and may expand dramatically and quickly if federal housing finance entities adopt radon testing and mitigation requirements.
Minnesota Radon Awareness Act. This new law creates a radon material fact disclosure requirement during residential real estate transactions. The seller of residential real estate property is required to provide the buyer with information on any radon testing done on the home, what the results were if tested, and a radon brochure created by MDH.
NEW: National Radon Poster Contest Information. External Links. Radon: The Invisible Killer: Online video presentation (33 minutes) Radon Coloring Book [Jason's Radon Adventure from IEMA and McLean County Radon Awareness Program] Educational Materials for Downloading.
Radon Word Search [PDF] Radon Word Scramble Story [PDF] Radon Jingle [PDF]. The Bill enacts the Radon Awareness and Prevention Act, and amends the Building Code Act, with respect to radon. The Act provides for the establishment of the Ontario Radon Registry, and requires radon measurement specialists and laboratories to provide the Registry with specified information.
P.O. Box Richmond, VA E-mail: [email protected] Learn more about Radon at The EPA Radon Website. Please report any problems.Radon Resistant Construction Is Now Required In Minnesota By Reuben Saltzman In Radon, Radon On Ap It’s estimated that one out of three homes in Minnesota has elevated levels of radon gas.59 See Paul A.
Locke, "Promoting Radon Testing, Disclosure and RemediationiProtecting Public Health Through the Home Mortgage Market," 20 Environmental Law Reporter (Nov. ), in which the author recommends that general radon disclosure be made a requirement for obtaining a "federally related* home mortgage, and that radon testing and.