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Living With Radon Gas


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Winner Division of Radiation Control Contest
Skylee Anderson, Meadow Elementary

It’s estimated that one in three homes in Utah have dangerous levels of radon – a radioactive and cancer-causing gas that naturally comes from underground.  This year State Legislators are considering a bill aimed to help people understand the risks of radon exposure in their homes.  independent producer Ross Chambless has this story on the dilemma radon gas poses for the average Utah homeowner, including him.


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