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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.


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 is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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