Radon is the number one cause of lung cancer among non-smokers and an important national public health issue. If your camp has buildings, you should be familiar with the issues related to radon.
Environmental Protection Agency - Radon Hotline - 800-SOSRADON
Radon is a naturally-occuring, invisible and odorless radioactive gas produced by the decay of naturally occurring uranium in soil and water. Radon is a form of ionizing radiation and a proven carcinogen. Lung cancer is the only known effect on human health from exposure to radon in air. Exposure to high levels of radon is hazardous and can lead to death. Radon is the number one cause of lung cancer among non-smokers, according to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates. Overall, radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer. Radon is responsible for about 21,000 lung cancer deaths every year. A