“Live Green, Breath Clean Air”
Why is indoor air quality important to you and your family? Because we spend 90% of our time indoors, and 65% of our time in our homes. And, get this, moms, infants and the elderly spend 90% of their time in the home!
Radon Information, Links & Resources
EPA – Environmental Protection Agency
A Citizen’s Guide to Radon –
MDH – Minnesota Department of Health
NRPP-NEHA – National Radon Proficiency Program/
National Environmental Health Association
AARST – American Association of Radon Scientists and
MN Radon Project – The Minnesota Radon Project (located
in the Physics
Department at St. John’s University)
NRSB – National Radon Safety Board
NCI – The National Cancer Institute
Cansar – Cancer Survivors Against Radon
Please note that in July of 2009 the World Health Organization suggested that the acceptable level considered “safe” for radon present in a dwelling be lowered to 2.7 pCi/L. The EPA has not yet lowered their safe level and maintains their 4.0 pCi/L threshold.