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January Is National Radon Action Month

January 5th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

While people like to stay inside during the cold winter months, it is important to stay safe.  January is National Radon Action Month and the American Lung Association in Maryland is urging everyone to test their home for levels of the dangerous gas. In Maryland, about 21% of radon tests show levels above the EPA action level. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer and Kevin Stewart, Director of Environmental Health for the Lung Association, says Radon exposure is not immediately evident…