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What is Radon?

Radon in Water

Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S., and the leading cause among non-smokers. One in three homes in Maine tests over the EPA’s recommended threshold for radon gas. It also commonly enters homes through the well water supply. Radon is a radioactive, carcinogenic gas, and one of the many naturally occurring chemical element that make up different types of bedrock. It has no color, taste, or odor, even at very high levels. Radon gas seeps into our homes through foundation materials built on bedrock, and when it is agitated as water is delivered through fixtures…

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