Archive for July, 2016
By 3rdP_admin on July 22, 2016July 21, 2016 Dear Radon Colleague, I am proud to announce that we have officially started the Minnesota Association of Radon Professionals. This has been a long time coming and now our industry can finally have a strong voice. The new Association is dedicated to providing advocacy, government relations, education and awareness for the radon industry in Minnesota. We made […]
22 July 2016This message is to inform you that a revised Request for Comments has been published in the State Register and is posted along with the revised Minnesota Licensing Act (statute) an updated draft of the Radon Licensing Rules on the MDH webpage here: http://www.health.state.mn.us/
divs/eh/indoorair/radon/ rulemaking/rulesindex.htmlAttached to this message is a copy of the State Register posting that includes further details on the rule making process.Interested persons or groups may submit comments or information on these possible rules in writing until further notice is published in the State Register that the Department intends to adopt or to withdraw the rules. The Department will not publish a notice of intent to adopt the rules until more than 60 days have elapsed from the date of this request for comments. The Department has convened an advisory committee to comment on the possible rules.
13 July 2016New Data on Minnesota’s Invisible Health RiskThe Minnesota Department of Health’s Indoor Air and MN Tracking programs have partnered to provide new and more accurate radon data on our radon portal. This newly created portal includes an interactive state radon map and radon charts. Radon data is available at the county level.As you know, many homes in Minnesota have radon levels that pose a major health risk. In fact, the data shows that 78% of the counties in Minnesota have average radon levels at 4 pCi/L or above. So, we have created higher visibility on our websites for the public to order test kits.We’d like to work together with you to spread the word. We have created resources for you to use to share with your constituents, partners or customers. These resources include an article you can use in an email or newsletter, an infographic and suggested Facebook or Twitter posts.We hope you use these resources to help create awareness about this important public health issue.If you have questions, please contact:About the communications resources: Marc Katz firstname.lastname@example.orgAbout the radon data: email@example.com