Radon Control Program


To protect Rhode Islanders from lung cancer due to radon exposure by ensuring that no homes, schools, or othe r high priority public buildings have unacceptable radon levels.

What we do

  • Implement and enforce the mandatory radon testing and mitigation requirements for public and high priority buildings.
  • Certify, and control quality of, the licensed radon professional infrastructure.
  • Promote radon testing and mitigation in residential properties through education and outreach campaigns.
  • Promote radon resistant new construction in homes, schools and public buildings.
  • Manage and maintain a comprehensive radon database of public/high priority and residential test results.
  • Collaborate with, and support, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Protecting People and Families from Radon Initiative.