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Resource ID: #24550
Subject: Chemicals
Source: WTAE-TV (Pittsburgh)
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Date: 11/5/2009

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The state of Pennsylvania does not require schools to test for radon, a cancer-causing chemical. In fact, the majority of school districts in the western part of the state had not "done any radon testing." Testing in other districts registered levels many times higher than the "EPA maximum safe level." One district that tested positive for radon did not share the information with parents.

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