Overwhelming majority of Northeast Ohio schools don’t test for radioactive radon gas

19 Investigates: The alarming truth about radon testing in schools

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - 19 News investigated if schools in Northeast Ohio tested for radon gas.

The investigation found an overwhelming majority of schools don’t test for radon. For those districts that did test for radon, many of them tested between 2002 and 2005.

According to the EPA, any levels higher than 4.0 pCi/L should be mitigated. Mitigation can include HVAC repair and replace or installing a mitigation system, depending on how bad the levels are indicated.

Here are links to the radon testing results:

Barberton Schools:

All Chardon Schools

Clear Fork Valley Schools

Columbia Local Schools

All Highland Schools

Independence Schools

All Lakewood City Schools

All Madison Local Schools Melridge Elementary

Mentor Public Schools

All North Royalton City Schools

All Norwalk City Schools

Perry Local Schools

All Revere Local Schools

Riverside Local Schools

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