Native America Calling
Tue January 10, 2012
Radon and Indoor Air Quality
Thu. 1/12 11a: This month is radon awareness month. According to those in the field, radon – a colorless, odorless, naturally occurring radioactive gas found in homes – is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. and the leading cause among non-smokers.
Does your tribe have a radon testing program?
What measures is your tribe taking to keep your air quality at a healthy level?
What else are you breathing inside your home and workplace?
Guests include Vivian Craig (Navajo) Environmental Specialist/Navajo Radon Program, Twa-le Abrahamson (Spokane /Colville/Coeur d’Alene/Navajo) Air Quality Coordinator/Spokane Tribe, and Mansel Nelson, Senior Program Coordinator/ Northern Arizona University’s Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals.