Federal Agencies Join Efforts to Fight Radon Exposure

Yesterday, EPA convened leaders from federal agencies for an historic event to generate momentum and create new opportunities for radon risk reduction. This diverse group of leaders, including Department of Defense, DOD; Veterans Administration, VA; Department of Energy, DOE; U.S. General Services Administration, GSA; Department of Housing and Urban Development, HUD; Department of Health and Human Services, HHS; U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA; and U.S. Department of Interior, DOI, discussed ways the federal government can do more to reduce radon risk in the housing and buildings it owns or influences.

Participants at the summit will reconvene in 90 days to discuss specific actions the Federal Government can take through existing programs to protect families by creating safe and healthy home environments.

Learn more about the Federal Radon Summit and stay tuned for updates by visiting http://www.epa.gov/radon/federal_summit.html.