The Observer

Radon Levels Exceed Limits in 28 MCPS Schools

MCPS has recorded higher amounts of radon in some schools than recommended by the EPA. Radon, an odorless, tasteless and colorless gas, can seep into schools and potentially cause lung cancer.

By Nathan Deychman, Sports Editor

January 5, 2016

Dangerous levels of radon have been discovered in 28 MCPS schools. Radon is an odorless, tasteless and colorless gas that can cause lung cancer. It often seeps into buildings through cracks in the foundation. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), radon levels should not exceed...

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.
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