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2013-06-06 23:37:35

The American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists is pleased to announce the establishment of a charitable non-profit, AARST Foundation, and to announce that the new organization has recently received approval from the Internal Revenue Service to operate under a 501 c 3 tax exempt status that allows contributions to the foundation tax deductible. Fletcher, North Carolina (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 The American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists is pleased to announce...

2013-02-01 23:00:34

The AARST Consortium on National Radon Standards has announced approval and release of a new Provisional American National Standard for radon mitigation professionals entitled, "Radon Mitigation Standards In Multifamily Buildings." The new document establishes preliminary standards for mitigating multifamily housing in the United States. Fletcher, North Carolina (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 The AARST Consortium on National Radon Standards has announced the release of a Provisional American...

2012-10-05 23:04:09

AARST confirms funding for State Indoor Radon Grant program to remain in place under Continuing Appropriations Resolution. Fletcher, NC (PRWEB) October 05, 2012 The American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists (AARST) announced today that it has confirmed the State Indoor Radon Grant (SIRG) program will be fully funded under the Continuing Appropriations Budget Resolution. Widely regarded as one of the most effective risk reduction programs operated by the US Environmental...

2009-09-21 10:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In simultaneous releases published around across the globe today, the World Health Organization (WHO) called for stronger action against indoor radon, the leading cause of lung cancer among U.S. and Canadian non-smokers. The central WHO recommendation is to lower radon gas levels by one-third below the current U.S. guidance. The lower WHO action level doubles the number of U.S. homes needing radon control systems from 8 million to 15 million....


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