Many people around the country have not even heard of Radon. It might sound like the latest villain in the Marvel Universe, but it is a very real problem that people all around the country need to become familiar with.
Radon is a naturally occurring chemical element with the symbol “Rn” on the periodic table. It is colorless, odorless, tasteless, and can emanate from underneath your home without you even knowing it. Testing for radon is the only way you will know if it is present.
More than something that might simply be annoying, radon can be deadly. The Surgeon General’s Office, along with the United States Environmental Protection Agency, has reported that radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer deaths in the nation. According to the US EPA, radon is responsible for as many as 20 Continue readingby