The EPA’s map shows Greenville County in the Red Zone:
which means there is a higher probability homes in Greenville County will test at 4 pCi/L and above
More likely to test at 4 pCi/L and above
- Mitigate and retest with results at this level
More likely to test between 2 and 4 pCi/L
- Strongly consider mitigation with results at this level
More likely to test at 2 pCi/L or below
- Continue to test every 2 years with results at this level
Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S.
Prolonged exposure to a radon level of 4 pCi/L could result in 7 cases of lung cancer out of every 1,000 people. That’s the same risk as being killed in a an automobile accident.
Not knowing your radon level is dangerous and the risk in Greenville County, SC is real.
Watch the video here to learn about Monica’s story.