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Renewed health warning on deadly radon

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The EPA has reissued its call to Mayo householders to get their homes tested for high levels of the cancer causing gas, radon.

Twenty per cent of Mayo homes tested have high radon levels

Twenty per cent of homes tested in Mayo for radon, after a local awareness campaign on the issue, have been shown to have unacceptable levels of the cancer causing gas.

Twenty per cent of Mayo homes tested have high radon levels

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Twenty per cent of homes tested in Mayo for radon, after a local awareness campaign on the issue, have been shown to have unacceptable levels of the cancer causing gas.

Homeowners not acting on radon risk

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A grant scheme has been mooted to assist householders in Mayo to protect themselves against the deadly, cancer causing gas - radon.

High radon levels in 9pc of Westmeath homes

Westmeath homeowners are being urged to measure their homes for the cancer causing gas, radon, by the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland (RPII). Measurements made by the RPII to date highlight that 9 per cent of homes in Westmeath exceed the acceptable level. Radon is the second biggest cause of lung cancer in Ireland and causes up to 200 deaths per year, an issue highlighted at yesterday’s National Radon Forum in Dublin.

 

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