- Frequently Asked Questions
- Protect Your Family From Radon: A Guide for New York State Residents
- Radon and Real Estate
- Radon Awareness Through Physicians Campaign
- What about Granite Counter Tops? Health Physics Society Information Sheet
- Have You Given Your Home a Radon Checkup? (PDF, 573KB, 1pg.)
- New York State and National Radon Poster Contest
- Radon and Indoor Air Quality Training - Eastern Regional Radon Training Center (ERRTC)
- Radon Publications from the Center for Environmental Health (PDF, 121KB, 2pg.)
- Obtain a Radon Test Kit
- Certified Radon Measurement Professionals - Contractors Who Can Test Your Home for Radon
- New York State Approved Radon Testing Laboratories - Environmental Laboratory Approval Program (ELAP)
- What is Radon Mitigation?
- Consumers Guide to Radon Reduction - US Environmental Protection Agency Publication
- Certified Radon Mitigation Professionals - Contractors Who Can Reduce Radon Levels In Your Home
- A Guide for Financing Radon Mitigation to Reduce Exposure in Existing Housing (PDF, 259KB, 13pg.)
Radon Resistant New Construction
- Radon Resistant New Construction incorporates techniques used in building new homes to seal soil gas entry points, prevent radon gas intrusion, and vent the radon outdoors.
Laws and Regulations
- Radon Reporting Requirements for Measurement or Mitigation Firms
- Title 10 NYCRR 16.130 Radon Testing and Reporting
Radon Level Maps and Statistics
The United States Environmental Protection Agency estimates that radon causes thousands of cancer deaths in the United States each year.
* Radon is estimated to cause about 21,000 lung cancer deaths per year, according to EPA's 2003 Assessment of Risks from Radon in Homes (EPA 402-R-03-003). The numbers of deaths from other causes are taken from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's 2005-2006 National Center for Injury Prevention and Control Report and 2006 National Safety Council Reports.