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Radon gas is dangerous and extremely common in Pennsylvania, causing a significant health risk

Radon gas is a byproduct of naturally-occurring uranium as the element breaks down underground, then enters through cracks or leaks in a home or building foundation.

By Merideth Bucher

Radon in schools? Bill would begin to mandate testing in radon-dense Pa.

“Because of our geology, nearly every county in Pennsylvania has locations of high radon levels."
By Kaity Kline/WHYY

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