The Radon Division helps to ensure public health and safety by increasing public and professional awareness of radon and its health risks by administration of a certification program for radon testing, mitigation and laboratory analysis individuals and firms. The division provides an extensive amount of expert information to the general public on all matters related to radon. Also, assistance is provided to homeowners, builders and institutions for the monitoring and mitigation of radon.
Pennsylvania has one of the most serious radon problems in the country. An estimated 40 percent of Pennsylvania homes have radon levels above Environmental Protection Agency's action guideline of 4 picocuries per liter.
Contacting the Radon Division:
Radon Hotline: 800-237-2366
To email Radon Division please see the DEP's contact page.