Radon and Lake Tahoe: Homebuyers and Sellers Guide page 37

EPA Guide to Radon
Home Buyer's and Seller's Guide to Radon
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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.

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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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