Keeping you informed on radon

Radon – The Silent Killer

There is nothing more frightening than having a thief silently break into your home and rob you of everything you have. However, there is one thing that is more frightening than that…contracting lung cancer in your own home due to a silent killer called Radon Gas. Radon gas takes the lives of up to 22,000 […]

Radon in Your School?

Is your school on the list? Of the 295 schools in Vermont, only 91 have been tested for radon since 2006. To date, more than 12% were found to have toxic levels of the Class-A Carcinogen. This means, of the 204 untested schools, 24 will test above the EPA action threshold. 24 schools that are […]

Urgent Radon Health Advisory

The Vermont Department of Health has just issued an advisory statement regarding dangerous levels of Radon contamination found in well water. The statement is as follows: “Water from the wells of several homes in Andover and Ludlow were recently found to have unusually high levels of radon, a naturally occurring radioactive gas. The amount of...

Exposure to Radon Causes Lung Cancer

Exposure to Radon Causes Lung Cancer In Non-smokers and Smokers Alike The Facts… Lung cancer kills thousands of Americans every year. Smoking, radon, and secondhand smoke are the leading causes of lung cancer. Although lung cancer can be treated, the survival rate is one of the lowest for those with cancer. From the time of diagnosis,...