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Radon Testing of Minnesota

My Only Concern is Getting My Clients Accurate Results so they can make an informed decision whether or not a mitigation is needed.

Owner Greg Peters

Radon Action Month Test your home yourself

January 22, 2016

Gov. Mark Dayton has declared this "Radon Action Month" in Minnesota, and the state is encouraging residents to get their homes tested.

More than 40 percent of Minnesota homes have dangerous levels of radon, an odorless, colorless but radioactive gas. The Minnesota Department of Health says one U.S. resident dies from radon-related lung cancer every 25 minutes.

It's the leading cause of lung cancer among nonsmokers, but health officials say the risk is largely preventable.

More than 40 local public health agencies around the state have partnered with the Health Department to make more than 8,000 radon test kits available to residents at low or no cost.

More than 1,000 Minnesota homeowners every year install radon reduction systems, but that's a small percentage of the homes that should have them.

A list of participating health agencies offering the test kits can be found online: www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/indoorair/radon/rncontacts.html.

And information on radon testing and mitigation can be found here: www.health.state.mn.us/radon.

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