With the goal of reducing radon risks in underserved communities, CRCPD and EPA are partnering to sponsor a YouthBuild Radon Pilot Project at one to two sites during 2015-2016.
The Pilot Projects are intended to encourage partnerships between state radon programs and YouthBuild programs interested in integrating radon risk reduction activities into their home building projects. Programs selected for the projects will receive up to $5,000 in grant funds from CRCPD plus other in-kind contributions to defray the costs of supplies, training, assessments, and on-site technical assistance. Nationwide, in 2013, a total of 68 YouthBuild programs in 31 states were awarded DOL grant funding in 2013; these programs are eligible to apply to the Radon Pilot Project. For more information and a link to the application, click the MORE button.
The 2014 International Radon Symposium, to be held this year in Charleston, South Carolina, from September 28th to October 1st, gains momentum as Science and Research submissions have been accepted and Pre-Symposium continuing education program selected. These courses are designed for professionals, both new to the field and experienced, who are seeking to elevate their National Radon Proficiency Program (NRPP) credentials with the new NRPP Add-On Certificates. The full Symposium schedule is packed from Sunday, September 28, through Wednesday, October 1, at noon.