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20th National Radon Training Conference


20th National Radon Training Conference


Theme: TBD
Date: October 17 – 20, 20
Location: Hyatt Regency at the Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio

The Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors, Inc. (CRCPD) is sponsoring this conference and training with financial assistance from:

-Office of Radiation and Indoor Air, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

We invite you to join us in Columbus, Ohio, and look forward to seeing you there. Please find below by clicking on the link a tentative agenda and other important information about this conference.

All of the information in this announcement and invitation, along with additional items or changes when they become available, will be available on CRCPD's website. Check the website for all updates.

www.crcpd.org

CSU Extension offering scholarships for radon mitigation course

Colorado State University Extension is offering three scholarships for the Center for Environmental Research and Technology Institute Mitigation Course which includes measurement and mitigation courses (each a $595 value). The scholarships also include three memberships to American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists (AARST) (approximate value of $250). By providing scholarships for mitigation training and memberships to AARST, CSU Extension is providing an opportunity for people involved in construction, remodeling or handyman businesses to get the required training to meet this growing demand for mitigating homes in this region.

The Children’s Environmental Health Network: Protecting Preschoolers from Radon

The Children’s Environmental Health Network: Protecting Preschoolers from Radon

Although most U.S. children under age six spend up to 40 hours a week in child care settings, little has been done to protect young children from environmental health hazards like radon in child care and preschools. The Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) is a national, multidisciplinary, non-profit organization whose mission is to protect the fetus and the child from environmental hazards and promote a healthy environment by focusing on the areas of research, policy, and education. Recognizing preschools and child care settings as a missed opportunity to address children’s environmental health. In response, CEHN launched the Georgia Healthy Environments for Child Care Facilities and Preschools (HECCP) program in 2006.