On the Radio: High radon risk for energy-efficient homes


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Listen to this week’s radio segment here or read the transcript below.  It discusses the increased threat for radon in energy efficient homes.  Additional reporting on radon in energy efficient homes is also available from the Iowa Environmental Focus here. Continue reading

On the Radio: Radon – the invisible, preventable killer


A startling sight: All 99 of Iowa's counties are colored bright red on the EPA's radon zone map. The color signifies where people are the most at risk for breathing the radioactive gas. Source: EPA.

Listen to this week’s radio segment, which discusses Iowans’ high risk of exposure to deadly radon. You can read more about radon in Iowa here. Continue reading