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Radon Testing for Safe Schools Act hearing before the Subcommittee on Superfund, Ocean, and Water Protection of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, second session, on S. 1697 ... May 23, 1990. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Superfund, Ocean, and Water Protection.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Radon -- Testing.,
  • School buildings -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Hazardous substances -- Law and legislation -- United States.

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Edition Notes

SeriesS. hrg -- 101-777.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 163 p. :
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17748515M

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  Radon Testing and the 7 Key Things Every Homeowner Should Know Lauren Gelman Updated: Nov. 21, Radon testing is the only way to know whether your home has high levels of radon, a radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer over : Lauren Gelman. Get this from a library! Radon Testing for Safe Schools Act: hearing before the Subcommittee on Superfund, Ocean, and Water Protection of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, second session, on S. [United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. EPA recommends that all schools nationwide be tested for radon. To date, approximately 20% of the schools nationwide have done some testing. Some states have tested all their public schools. Radon testing in schools is not mandatory in California and there is no state funding specifically set aside to help school districts pay for testing.