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Radon in Rental Housing: Legal and Policy Strategies for Reducing Health Risks

Authors: 
Environmental Law Institute Staff
Date Released: 
September 1994
Radon in Rental Housing: Legal and Policy Strategies for Reducing Health Risks

The radon outreach and education programs of EPA, state and local government agencies, and private organizations have helped to increase greatly public awareness of this environmental health hazard. In the residential context, this work has focused almost exclusively on promoting radon testing and mitigation in single family, owner-occupied homes. There have been few, if any, initiatives targeted at reducing exposure to high radon levels in rental housing.

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