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1989 summary of state radon programs

1989 summary of state radon programs

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Published by Office of Radiation Programs, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radon -- Government policy -- United States -- States,
  • Radiation -- Government policy -- United States -- States,
  • Gases, Rare -- Government policy -- United States -- States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Radiation Programs
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 57 p. :
    Number of Pages57
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14434857M

    V.J. Houk, Asst. Surgeon General of the U.S. Public Health Services, declared in that “radon-induced lung cancer is one of today’s most serious public health issues”, and a commercial Advertising Council, Inc., was hired by EPA to promote, at great expenses to the taxpayer, the “EPA Radon Awareness Program”.Cited by: Radon was significantly associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) mortality (HR per Bq?m-3 , 95% CI –). There was a significant positive linear trend in COPD mortality with increasing categories of radon concentrations (p,). Findings suggest residential radon may increase COPD mortality. allies to assist state programs, and industry in addi-tion to EPA program. So, EPA initiative No. 2: Get more organizations to carry the message. With respect to funding, Kelly pointed out that, as in the past, the bulk of federal radon re-sources are directed to the states under the SIRG (State Indoor Radon Grant) program. Preliminary.


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1989 summary of state radon programs Download PDF EPUB FB2

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OBJECTIVES AND APPROACH The purpose of the report is to characterize State radon programs as of September,before implementation of activities under the State Indoor Radon Grants (SIRG) Program administered by the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Get this from a library. Summary of state radon programs. [United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Radiation Programs.;]. Get this from a library. summary of state radon programs. [United States. Environmental Protection Agency.

Office of Radiation Programs.;]. This Appendix is a companion volume to the Summary of State Radon Programs by EPA. It provides a State-by-State description of State radon programs as of September In Section III.A., Problem Assessment, Testing and Research, NR indicates that the information was not reported.

Get this from a library. Appendix, summary of state radon programs. [United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Radiation Programs.;].

SUMMARY OF STATE RADON PROGRAMS State: Alabama Contact A: Aubrey Godwin Title: Director Radiological Health Branch Contact B: James McNees Title: Director Environmental Monitoring and Emergency Plans Section Radiological Health Branch Agency: State Department of Public Health Address: State Office Building Montgomery, AL.

SUMMARY OF STATE RADON PROGRAMS Office of Radiation Programs U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors August ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This report was prepared by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Radiation Programs, in Washington, D.C.

and the Conference of Radiation Control Program. Written for Native Americans, this page booklet discusses radon's place in the world, the basics on testing, and how homes can be fixed to reduce radon levels. Native Americans should contact their Tribal health department or state radon program office for more information.

See also EPA's Indoor Air Quality Tribal website. Summary. The potential hazard of radiation exposures to radon gas and its daughter products from natural background is a world wide problem. The `Environmental Protection Agency' (EPA) and the `National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurement' (NCRP) both based in America, the `International Commission on Radiation Protection' (ICRP.

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Winston is determined to remain human under inhuman circumstances. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer. You can’t see or smell radon. Testing is the only way to know your level of exposure. Radon can have a big impact on indoor air quality.

Individuals and Families. Health Risk of Radon. Citizen's Guide to Radon. Find a Radon Test Kit or Measurement and Mitigation. 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, The Map of Radon Zones was developed in to identify areas of the U.S.

with the potential for elevated indoor radon levels. The map is intended to help governments and other organizations target risk reduction activities and resources. The purpose of these maps are to assist National, State and local organizations to target their resources and to implement radon-resistant building codes.

You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more. Alabama - EPA Map of Radon Zones (PDF) (1 pg, 24 K). Radon and the Environment 1st Edition. star rating Write a review.

Gas Exposure Summary and Introduction to Section 8 The History of the Radon Issue The State Radon Sruvery Radon: The Federal Response The Radon Problem: A Federal Perspective The EPA Radon Action Program A Review of the Radon Programs A Federal Perspective The Book Edition: 1.

Recognizing that these States' experiences provide valuable insights for further State program development, EPA and CRCPD developed a "Summary of State Radon Programs" (State Summary). The State Summary was published in Augustand provides a retrospective "snapshot" of State radon program development.

A summary of Domestic Policy: – in 's Ronald Reagan. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Ronald Reagan and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.

Radon Regulations and Standards; Left Menu Defines the CDPH Indoor Radon Program and gives authorization to set radon standards and to regulate radon service providers. National Indoor Radon Abatement Act.

15 USC Chap Subchapter III. Environmental Law Institute Database of State Radon Laws (PDF KB) List of all state radon.

National Radon Hotline: Purchase radon test kits by phone. 1 () SOS-RADON () National Radon Helpline: Get live help for your radon questions. 1 () RADON () National Radon Fix-It Line: For general information on fixing or reducing the radon level in your home. 1 () Information for Locating Radon Professionals.

The Lead & Healthy Homes Division (LHHD) has the responsibility of licensing radon testers and mitigators in the State of Indiana, and providing the public of Indiana information about radon and its effects.

Radon testing of California homes Article (PDF Available) in Western Journal of Medicine (6) -8 July with 25 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Kenneth Kizer.

The main source of indoor radon is its immediate parent radium in the ground of the site and in the building materials (Nero). The outdoor air also contributes to the radon concentration indoors, via the ventilation air.

Tap-water and the domestic gas supply are usually radon sources of minor importance, with a few exceptions. Radon Program UNCE provides public information and outreach regarding radon health effects, testing, and mitigation.

Available information is in the form of informational pamphlets, presentations to interested groups, response to telephone inquiries, and demonstration booths at various public venues.

National Radon Hotline: Purchase radon test kits by phone. 1 () SOS-RADON () National Radon Helpline: Get live help for your radon questions. 1 () RADON () National Radon Fix-It Line: For general information on fixing or reducing the radon level in your home. 1 () Living Healthy and Green Hotline 1 () The Environmental Measurements Laboratory hosted the fifteenth and sixteenth radon intercomparison exercises in August and June Forty-five groups including US Federal facilities, USDOE Office of Health and Environmental Research contractors, national and state laboratories and foreign institutions participated in these exercises.

Front Page Menu. Front Page Questions. FAQ – Got Radon. Get Answers. Results: What do they mean. Radon in Real Estate. Radon Resistant New Construction (RRNC) EPA Consumer Publications. Radon in the Media.

Standards and Certifications. State Radon Programs Information. Radon in Schools. Education Resources. Yes, this book really needs an update, but if you are worried about radon levels in your home, this book is required reading.

The author clearly presents the science of radon and its relationship to lung cancer. He thoroughly reviews the data and, most importantly, the uncertainties involved in linking lung cancer rates to radon by: Radon is the leading cause of lung caner among nonsmokers.

The risk of developing lung cancer increases as the concentration and length of exposure to radon increases. Many scientist believe children may run an even greater risk from radon exposure than adults, and smokers are definitely at greater risk than nonsmokers.

Kansas Radon Program. Radon may be second only to smoking as a cause of lung cancer. The combination of smoking and radon exposure results in an especially serious health risk. The risk of lung cancer due to indoor radon exposure can be decreased with current technology.

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In Highlighting Radon's Risks, Context Needed Every January, the Environmental Protection Agency and other federal agencies hit the airwaves to tell us that radon gas can kill and that every home.

A useful summary of state programs to determine the effectiveness of radon programs in mitigating individual risk was prepared by the Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors (). Following various types of state outreach programs, CRCPD determined through surveys that a total of 73% of the participants recognized radon, 52%.

This Overview includes state laws and regulations that address radon in schools, though it does not necessarily provide an exhaustive listing of such policies. State radon laws and regulations that impact schools indirectly – e.g., laws that require radon professionals to obtain state certification – are not covered Size: KB.

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Learn about Author Central 4/5(1). Colors denote average* radon levels. Click a state to view county levels. *The data presented above have been collected from Air Chek, Inc., the US EPA, and various state and county health departments.

Your Test Results. Click below to get the results of your recent Air Chek radon test: Buy Test Kits Now. Air Chek Radon Test Kits are the most. Radon is a ubiquitous constituent of soil gas as its radioactive parent, Ra, is widely distributed in the earth's crust.

Typical soil-gas radon concentrations are aro, Bq m-3, and values ranging from about 5, Bq m-3 to about 5, Bq m-3 have been reported.

The principal mechanisms of radon transport in porous media (e.g., soil) are. ()-AIR-CHEK () | Monday - Friday am - pm Eastern Time. - in Florida [email protected] Mailing Address. Florida Department of Health.

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About 40% of radon tests in Minnesota homes are above the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) action level of pCi/L. An estimated - radon-related lung cancer deaths occur each year in Minnesota. These deaths are entirely preventable by radon testing and mitigation. The MDH State Indoor Radon Grant (SIRG) Program.

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OHIO STATE. Check with your state radon office for a list of qualified testers, or try one of the two national, privately run radon-testing programs. But the cheapest way is usually to just do it Author: Russell Mclendon.