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Free radon testing kits available in Nevada through February

January is National Radon Action Month and the Nevada Radon Education Program of University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is offering free short-term radon test kits statewide, now through the end of February. Free public information programs are also being offered at various locations throughout January and February. Radon test kits will be available at the presentations, as well as throughout the month at Cooperative Extension locations around the state.

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that is present in rocks and soil. It can accumulate in buildings and can cause lung cancer. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates …

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