Radon is an odorless, colorless gas formed from the natural breakdown of uranium in soil, rock, and water. The Surgeon General reports that radon is only second to smoking in causing lung cancer in the United States. Radon can be found in homes, schools, and office buildings and has been found in Wayne County. To learn more about radon click on the links below.
Free Test Kit
Free test kits are available from:
Wayne County Environmental Health Dept.
5454 S. Venoy, Wayne 48184
Radon: Is your family at risk: This is an Environmental Protection Agency site on radon that covers a comprehensive set of issues such as occurrence, health effects, and testing.
MEGLE Radon Information: Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy information about Radon