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January is National Radon Action Month Test Your Home Today!
- Studio 5 Interview: What You Don't Know About Radon
(February 2, 2017)
- KUTV.com Interview: Test Your Home For Radon
(January 24, 2017)
What is Radon (English)
¿Que es Radón? (Español)
Presentations on Radon for January and February 2017
- Radon Awareness Night at South Jordan
January 25th at South Jordan City Hall
from 6:30-8:00 pm
Twenty free Radon Test kits will be given away!
- Radon Awareness Night at South Salt Lake
Thursday, February 9th - Location to be determined
from 6:30-8:00 pm
Twenty Free Radon Test kits will be given away!
- Poster Contest Winners
- DEQ Announces Utah’s 2017 Radon Contest Winners
- Utah’s Youngest Citizens Leading Radon Awareness Campaign With National Radon Poster Contest
The primary goal of the Utah Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control's (DWMRC) Indoor Radon Program is to reduce the level of indoor radon in the state of Utah to concentrations less than the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) 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. The Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control, in addition to responding to telephone inquiries from the public, provides education through public outreach, conducts ''target area" indoor radon surveys, and individualized assistance to homeowners and public agencies concerning all aspects of the indoor radon hazard problem.
The Indoor Radon Program focuses its efforts in the following five areas:
- Radon Resistant Construction
- Real Estate Disclosure and Testing
- Local Government Coalitions
- Public School Testing
- Radon Awareness (Testing and Mitigation)
Disclaimer Regarding Mitigators
The DWMRC does not accredit, certify, recommend or endorse listed individuals or companies, nor are we responsible for work done or liability incurred by you. Listed contractors are certified by the National Radon Proficiency Program or the National Radon Safety Board.