Advanced Radon Technologies, Inc.- Links
Advanced Radon Technologies employs a professional staff of radon mitigation specialists, which is why we want to offer our clients resources to learn more information about radon regulations on their own. See the information below for specific radon-related topics, associations, and state-specific information below.
- General Indoor Air Quality Links
- Mold-Related Links
- Smoke-Free Homes/Environmental Tobacco Smoke Links
Other information on Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is available on the U.S. EPA National Air and Radiation Environmental Laboratory (NAREL), Montgomery, AL, Las Vegas, NV web sites, or by contacting your state or Regional EPA office, IAQ Information or calling 1-800-438-4318.
The following are informational links that ART, Inc. recommends:
American Lung Association
"When you can't breathe, nothing else matters" The American Lung Association (ALA) is the oldest voluntary health organization in the United States. ALA is dedicated to fighting lung disease in all forms, with a special emphasis on environmental health. For the past decade, ALA has partnered with U.S. EPA to provide education on radon. ALA and its affiliates offer various public education and outreach programs and materials to promote radon testing and remediation.
- Telephone: (202) 785-3355 (Washington, DC); (212) 315-8700 NY
Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors, Inc. (CRCPD)
CRCPD's mission is "to promote consistency in addressing and resolving radiation protection issues, to encourage high standards of quality in radiation protection programs, and to provide leadership in radiation safety and education."
- Address: 205 Capital AVE, Frankfort, KY 40601
- Telephone: (502) 227-4543
- Fax: (502) 227-7862
Consumer Federation of America Foundation
(CFAF) has provided consumers a well-reasoned and articulate voice in decisions that affect their lives. The Radon Fix-It Program, operated by Consumer Federation of America Foundation, assists consumers who have tested and found elevated levels of radon in their homes. This information service provides consumers with advice and information about the steps they need to take to protect their families from radon. Information can be automatically mailed upon request, or callers can request a return call from the Information Specialist at a specific time. The Radon Fix-It Program can be reached 24-hours a day, 7-days a week, at 1-800-644-6999, or online at www.radonfixit.org.
- Telephone: (202) 387-6121
United States Department of Agriculture – USDA
Environmental Law Institute
"To advance environmental protection by improving law, policy, and management."
- Telephone: (202) 939-3800
National Association of Counties
"Counties care for America" The main goal of NACo's Indoor Air project is to heighten county officials' awareness of indoor air pollutants as public health threats and to provide materials and technical assistance for risk reduction activities. Such air pollutants include radon, asthma triggers, environmental tobacco smoke and children, and carbon monoxide.
- Telephone: (202) 942-4235
National Environmental Health Association
The National Environmental Health Association has a well-earned reputation of credentialing environmental health professionals since 1937. NEHA has been involved with the radon issue for a number of years, offering training in Radon Resistant New Construction to professionals around the country. NEHA currently has over 5,000 members in virtually all counties within the U.S. and are often local health officials. This network can assist in efforts of grassroots outreach and enhance the value of the credential on a local level.
- State affiliates
- Address: 720 S. Colorado BLVD, Suite 970-S, Denver, CO 80246-1925
- Telephone: (303) 756-9090
- Fax: (303) 691-9490
NEHA National Radon Proficiency Program
Combined with cooperative efforts from national real estate, home inspection, and building associations the NEHA NRPP will strengthen and grow. Once certified you will be listed on the Internet with a direct link to your email and/or homepage address; receive any NEHA NRPP newsletters; have the opportunity to participate in local committees and outreach efforts; be kept informed of educational programs and conferences; and be recognized as a professional.
- Address: P.O. Box 2109, Fletcher, NC 28732
- Telephone: 1-800-269-4174 or (828) 890-4117
- Fax: (828) 890-4161
National Hispanic Indoor Air Quality Helpline/National Alliance for Hispanic Health
The National Hispanic Indoor Air Quality Helpline provides bilingual (Spanish/English) information about indoor air pollutants that consumers may find inside their homes, offices, or schools. Consumers can call this helpline to receive information about radon and a coupon for a radon home test for the purpose of mitigating radon contamination of indoor air. The NHIAQ Helpline is a program of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health. The mission of the Alliance is to improve the health and well-being of all Hispanics in the United States.
- Telephone: 1-800-725-8312 (1-800-SALUD-12) or (202) 387-5000
National Radon Safety Board
Consumers can easily search for Radon Measurement and Mitigation Professionals and Radon Laboratories in their area by name, city, state or zip code. More detailed information about certified radon professionals, such as services offered, devices used and areas serviced, may be available by clicking on the hyperlink to their NRSB Web Page. Information about the certification process, including applications, education requirements, approved training courses, exam guidance, and a listing of all approved Measurement and Mitigation courses (Initial Training and Continuing Education) are posted to the website. The NRSB also links to other valuable radon resources such as: EPA publications, state radon offices, regional EPA offices, AARST, and the Consumer Federation of America.
- Address: P.O. Box 703, Athens, TX 75751
- Telephone: (866) 329-3474
- Fax: (903) 675-3748 or (914) 345-8862
National Safety Council
"Prepare today for a safer tomorrow" The National Safety Council, a nonprofit, public service organization, conducts a variety of outreach and education activities on radiation. Its Web site has extensive radon information, including fact sheets, frequently asked questions, reports, and other educational material.
- Telephone: (630) 285-1121 or (202) 293-2270 ext. 469
State-Created Information Links on Radon
Note - Other states will be added as we receive the site links. For more information on state radon programs, see your state or Regional EPA office and click on your state or EPA Region.