Radon and Lake Tahoe: Homebuyers and Sellers Guide page 37

EPA Guide to Radon
Home Buyer's and Seller's Guide to Radon
Page 37

EPA Guide to Radon p.37

Home Buyer's and Seller's Guide to Radon is a publication by the Environmental Protection Agency. Used with permission under public domain and creative commons. Usage: Category Education; License: Creative Commons Attribution license (reuse allowed) This page is part of our Tahoe High Sierra guide to Radon at Lake Tahoe. Radon is a big concern for residents and workers in the Tahoe-Reno area, but the good news is that radon is a manageable risk. By getting radon detection and radon mitigation, you can live more healthfully amidst the beauty of Lake Tahoe.

On this page: Index

4 pCi/L (picocuries per liter): inside Guidance/Guide: 1, 2, 6, 20, 23, 29 front cover, 3, 9, 10, 14, 15, 18, 19, 31, 32, 33, back cover 21, 22, 28

Active (radon) devices: 12, 14, 27

Alterations: 7

BEIR VI: 1

Buying a home: inside front cover, 1

High (radon) levels: 1, 14, 17, 22, 28

Radon Hotline(s): 26, 28, 29, 30, 34, 35

Long-term radon test(s): 11, 14

Lowest radon level: 2, 6, 8, 12, 23 2, 7, 9

Lung cancer/risk: inside front cover, 1, 19, 25, 27, 28

Closed-house conditions: 13, 17, 20, 21

Radon Testing (Minimum of) 48 hours: 14, 15, 21

Contract: 8 Mitigation/radon-reduction techniques: 21, 23

Cost(s) of Radon Testing and Mitigation: 8, 9, 12, 22, 23, 26, 32

Radon in crawl spaces: 10, 22

Device interference: inside front National Academy of Sciences: 1, 18

Native Americans/tribal: 34, 35 cover, 2, 12

Passive radon detection devices: 11, 14, 15

Disclosure of radon in real estate transactions: 5

Picocuries per liter (pCi/L): inside front cover, 3, 9, 10, 14, 15, 17, 19

Drinking water and radon: 26, 28, 29, 30 21, 22, 28

Elevated (radon levels): 3, 4, 10, 21

Private wells and radon: 25, 26, 28 22, 23, 24, 25, 28 back cover

Energy efficiency and radon: 9

EPA Regional Offices: 31, 34, 35

Protocols for radon testing: 6, 33

Qualified radon testing professionals: 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 20, 21, 24, 25, 27, 33, 34


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Get your own hardcopy of this Home Buyer's and Seller's Guide to Radon publication by the Environmental Protection Agency. Used with permission under public domain and creative commons. Usage: Category Education; License: Creative Commons Attribution license (reuse allowed) This page is part of our Tahoe High Sierra guide to Radon at Lake Tahoe. Radon is a big concern for residents and workers in the Tahoe-Reno area, but the good news is that radon is a manageable risk. By getting radon detection and radon mitigation, you can live more healthfully amidst the beauty of Lake Tahoe.


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