Colorado law requires all schools and day cares to test for Radon exposure, but there is no requirement to fix the problem.
State and federal laws also do not address how frequently schools should test.
While some schools have tested in recent years, some haven’t tested in decades.
The EPA recommends Radon levels sit below 4 pCi/L. However, health experts warn that there is no safe level of Radon exposure.
Click on your child’s district to review the information we’ve compiled from major school districts in our region:
Don’t see your district or test results listed? Schools are required to have copies of Radon test results on file. You can contact your child’s school directly or file an Colorado Open Records Act Request to obtain testing results. Districts should make these results available for inspection at no-cost. However, applicable printing and copying fees may be assessed for hard copies.
Interested in learning more about Radon mitigation and testing? Click here for more resources through the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s web site.
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