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January is National Radon Action Month

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The facts on radon are scary.

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), it's the second leading cause of lung cancer behind smoking and nearly 20,000 people will die in 2008 due to breathing too much radon without even knowing it.

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For these reasons and much more, January has been designated as National Radon Action Month.

So what is exactly is radon?

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
(715) 273-4334
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