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Presentations Available from the 2017 National Radon Training Conference and the International Radon Symposium

November 16, 2017 • by RadonLeaders

National Radon Training Conference and International Radon Symposium: The joint meeting of the 27th National Radon Training Conference and the International Radon Symposium was held October 2-4, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The conference was hosted by the Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors (CRCPD) and the American Association of Radon Scientists & Technologists (AARST). Over 400 participants from the public and private sector, non-profits and universities attended four days of training, presentations and concurrent workshops. Presentations made on day one at the joint opening sessions and the CRCPD meeting for days two and three are available in the resources section or by clicking here: Presentations—27th National Radon Training Conference.

EPA Grant Helps Protect Vermont Residents From Radon Exposure

October 27, 2017 • by Emily Bender

BOSTON - The state of Vermont has received $105,000 that will support efforts to reduce exposure and health risks of radon found in buildings and schools. The Vermont Department of Health received funds to provide long term test kits for homeowners, and to promote radon-resistant construction techniques in new buildings and renovations. The project will also offer technical assistance for assessing and reducing radon in schools. The State of Vermont matches the federal award with 40 percent state funding to support actions in the state's approved work plan. Continue reading here.

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