Category: Radon Testing

Radon in Utah Homes: What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You

By Jan Poulsen, Guest Blogger DEQ invites guest bloggers to share their thoughts on issues that impact our environment. We appreciate their insights and the opportunity to broaden the conversation with others in the community. My name is Jan Poulsen, and I am a lung cancer survivor. I want to share my story in the …

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May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor: Test Your Home for Radon Today

By Eleanor Divver You’ve probably heard about radon in the news, or maybe from a friend or neighbor. You may know that radon is a radioactive, cancer-causing gas. You may even know that it is the number-one cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. (You undoubtedly know that NASA didn’t bring it back from the moon, …

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How to Rid Your Home of Radon

You’ve probably heard that one in three homes in Utah has elevated levels of radon, and that radon is the leading cause of lung cancer in nonsmokers. And since you care about your family’s health and safety, you’ve tested your home — and your results came in above the EPA action level of 4 picocuries …

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How to Test Your Home for Radon

Jump to: Using a Test Kit Short-Term Results Two Ways to Test What Your Results Mean You can’t see radon, but it’s not hard to find out if you have a radon problem in your home. All you need to do is test for radon. Testing is easy and should only take a few minutes …

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Radon Certified Providers

Laboratories NEHA/NRPP (National Environmental Health Association/National Radon Proficiency Program) NRSB (National Radon Safety Board) Residential Measurement Providers Servicing Utah Residential Mitigation Providers Servicing Utah For more information on Radon and indoor air quality go to https://www.epa.gov/radon Who Can Test or Fix Your Home for Radon? If you are interested in finding a qualified radon service …

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Ask DEQ, not Phil.

By:  Amy Christensen Two years ago, the Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) had some very astute hunches that were confirmed by comprehensive state-wide research. Of the over 600 Utah households surveyed, only three percent could name DEQ as an environmental entity, and even less knew anything about what we do. By finding a way to …

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