National Radon Action Month—January 2013

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January is National Radon Action Month. Please click on links below to find out how you can protect your family from the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. Free short-term testing kits are available through February 2013 from your Cooperative Extension Office.

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension

Nevada Radon Education Program:
http://www.unce.unr.edu/radon/

For Kids – Radon Activity Book:
http://www.unce.unr.edu/programs/sites/radon/files/pdf/NVRadonActivityBook.pdf


Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology

Radon in Nevada (B108):
http://www.nbmg.unr.edu/dox/b108.pdf
http://www.nbmg.unr.edu/sales/pbsdtls.php?sku=B108

Radon in Nevada – A natural hazard (E18):
http://www.nbmg.unr.edu/dox/e18.pdf

Reducing radon in Nevada homes (E21):
http://www.nbmg.unr.edu/dox/e21.pdf

Geographical Information System (GIS) analysis of radon data (SP17):
http://www.nbmg.unr.edu/sales/pbsdtls.php?sku=SP17

Environmental Protection Agency

http://www.epa.gov/radon/

A Citizen’s Guide to Radon:
http://www.epa.gov/radon/pdfs/citizensguide.pdf
http://www.epa.gov/radon/pubs/citguide.html


American Lung Association

Radon Fact Sheet:
http://www.lungusa.org/site/pp.asp?c=dvLUK9O0E&b=35420
http://www.lungusa.org/site/pp.asp?c=dvLUK9O0E&b=35395


U.S. Geological Survey

http://www.usgs.gov

The Geology of Radon:
http://energy.cr.usgs.gov/radon/georadon.html

 

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