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The Resource Bank features materials and tools such as Webinars and regional pacing event presentations.

JoAnne Brown Interview - Bringing Radon Education and Awareness to the Classroom

JoAnne Brown, a science teacher at Olympus Junior High School in Holladay, UT, has enjoyed unprecedented success involving her students in the National Radon Poster Contest. On January 15, 2010, JoAnne accompanied her student Emily Pinnock to the National Radon Poster Contest Awards Luncheon in Washington, DC, where Emily was honored as the national second place winner. Just three years ago, another one of JoAnne’s students – Emily’s older sister Rachel – was also recognized as a National Radon Poster Contest winner!

Hear the recent interview with JoAnne to learn about her experience with the National Radon Poster Contest and how she successfully incorporated radon awareness into her lesson plans. Click the link above to listen to the interview (MP3 audio file; 6:01 runtime).

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NRAM 2010 - Radon Professionals Saving Lives Webinar Screencast

On January 7, 2010, the American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists (AARST) hosted a webinar titled, National Radon Action Month 2010 – Radon Professionals Saving Lives.

The webinar provided information and tools for radon professionals to take an active role in radon outreach during National Radon Action Month and beyond. Watch the webinar to learn about leveraging EPA’s innovative radon media campaigns, engaging your local media, and accessing tools and templates from AARST with the goal of raising radon awareness in your community. This information will empower radon professionals to spread the message of awareness and testing year-round.

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Radon Tee: World Trek 2010 Webinar Screencast

On Tuesday, December 8, 2009 Cancer Survivors Against Radon (CanSAR) and EPA hosted an informational webinar on the Radon Tee: World Trek 2010 (Radon Tee) project. The webinar served as a kick off for the Radon Tee project. The project's leaders also shared their vision and goals for Radon Tee in 2010.

The webinar featured several excellent speakers, including:
Jeremy Ames, EPA (facilitator)
Gloria Linnertz, CanSAR Representative & Radon Tee Champion
Clay Hardwick, Kentucky Radon Program
Kyle Holyman, Kentucky Association of Radon Professionals
Anita Britt, Western Kentucky University & Kentucky Radon Tee Team Leader

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Spray Polyurethane Foam Product Stewardship Guidance

What you need to know about the safe use if Spray Polyurethane Foam - new information available. If you are using these products in your mitigations or overseeing mitigations at the State level, this information might be useful to you. There is new website available http://www.americanchemistry.com/s_api/SF_index.asp.

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National Radon Action Month Webinar Screencast

On October 20, 2009, EPA hosted a webinar titled, New Radon Outreach Tools for January 2010 and Beyond.

The webinar provided the latest news and tools to help radon stakeholders prepare for National Radon Action Month, and conduct radon outreach year-round. Watch the webinar to receive an update on National Radon Program Services now run by Kansas State University (formerly run by the National Safety Council), hear how the industry professionals of AARST are conducting radon outreach, learn about innovative media campaigns that are being led by EPA, and watch a demonstration of the new NRAM activity submittal process on RadonLeaders.org.

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EPA Region 4 - 2009 Radon Grants & Planning Meeting

US EPA Region 4 hosted its 2009 Radon Grants and Planning meeting August 17-19, 2009 in Atlanta, GA. The meeting provided an opportunity for US EPA Region 4 to discuss several issues with its SIRG grantees, including the Region 4 mapping effort, state outreach programs, grants management, and new Web tools and resources.

The complete materials from the meeting are provided above for PDF download, including the agenda, attendee list, meeting requests and offers, and presentations.

Please contact Patsy Brooks with US EPA Region 4 with any questions.

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Comprehensive Listing of Radon State Laws & Regulations

This document features a comprehensive list of state laws and regulations on radon, and is up-to-date as of August 26, 2009. It was created by Betsy Janes of the Northern Kentucky Radon Coalition.

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Video: Building with Indoor airPLUS

For information about EPA's Indoor airPLUS label, which incorporates radon, please visit: www.epa.gov/indoorairplus

To view embed this resource on your site please visit: http://tinyurl.com/kt78c7

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Video: Improving New Homes with Indoor airPLUS

For information about EPA's Indoor airPLUS label, which incorporates radon, please visit: www.epa.gov/indoorairplus

To view embed this resource on your site please visit: http://tinyurl.com/krrlso

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