radon test

January 15, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

With Radon at High Levels, Officials Urge Residents to Take Action

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and other officials recognized January as Radon Action Month before the county council on Jan. 14.  The county’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) wants to remind residents of the dangers of radon poisoning and to test their homes for it. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), radon is […]

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November 17, 2015 | Staff Writer

County Council Approves Radon Test Bill

The Montgomery County Council today unanimously approved amended Bill 31-15 that will require most single-family homes be tested for radon prior to be being sold. According to county officials, Montgomery County is the first in the nation to mandate radon testing, ensuring that buyers and sellers and are informed of the possible existence of radon […]

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