Radon May Cause Up To 20,000 Deaths from Lung Cancer per Year in the U.S.


The US Surgeon General, US Environmental Protection Agency, and the Radon Program at the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) recommend that all homes be tested for radon. Radon is a cancer-causing natural radioactive gas that you can't see, smell or taste and is the most serious environmental cancer-causing agent to which the general public is exposed.

In Rhode Island, over 23% of homes tested have radon above the US Environmental Protection Agency's action level.

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