[listed in alphabetical order]
- American Association of Radon Scientists & Technologists, Inc. (AARST)
- American Lung Association (ALA)
- Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors, Inc. (CRCPD)
- Environmental Law Institute (ELI)
- Kansas State University (KSU)
- National Environmental Health Association (NEHA)
- National Radon Safety Board (NRSB)
American Association of Radon Scientists & Technologists, Inc. (AARST)
AARST's mission: "AARST is a nonprofit, professional organization of members who are dedicated to the highest standard of excellence and ethical performance of radon measurement, radon mitigation and transfer of radon information for the benefit of members, consumers and the public at large."
American Lung Association (ALA)
The American Lung Association (ALA) is the oldest voluntary health organization in the United States. ALA is dedicated to fighting lung disease in all forms, with a special emphasis on environmental health. For the past decade, ALA has partnered with U.S. EPA to provide education on radon. ALA and its affiliates offer various public education and outreach programs and materials to promote radon testing and remediation.
Phone: (202) 785-3355 Washington, DC / (212) 315-8700 NY
Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors, Inc. (CRCPD)
CRCPD's mission is "to promote consistency in addressing and resolving radiation protection issues, to encourage high standards of quality in radiation protection programs, and to provide leadership in radiation safety and education."
Radon Hotlines (Toll-Free)
EPA supports the following hotlines to best serve consumers with radon-related questions and concerns.
1-800-SOSRADON (1-800-767-7236)* Purchase radon test kits by phone.
1-800-55RADON (557-2366)* Get live help for your radon questions.
1-800-644-6999* Radon Fit-It Hotline. For general information on fixing or reducing the radon level in your home.
1-800-426-4791 Safe Drinking Water Hotline. For general information on drinking water, radon in water, testing and treatment, and standards for radon drinking water. Operated under a contract with EPA
* Operated by Kansas State University in partnership with EPA
Environmental Law Institute (ELI)
"To advance environmental protection by improving law, policy, and management."
Radon link: None specified. Easy to follow links to Radon page
Phone: (202) 939-3800
Kansas State University (KSU)
As a partner in the Midwest Universities Radon Consortium, conducts National Radon Program Services, including the National Radon Poster Contest, National Radon Hotlines, and Referrals to State Radon Programs, Radon Test Kit Coupons, Radon Mitigation Promotion and other outreach activities.
Phone: (785) 532-6026 / Fax: (785) 532-6952
National Environmental Health Association (NEHA)
The National Environmental Health Association has a well-earned reputation of credentialing environmental health professionals since 1937. NEHA has been involved with the radon issue for a number of years, offering training in Radon Resistant New Construction to professionals around the country. NEHA currently has over 5,000 members in virtually all counties within the U.S. and are often local health officials. This network can assist in efforts of grassroots outreach and enhance the value of the credential on a local level.
Phone: (303) 756-9090 / Fax: (303) 691-9490
Radon/IAQ Program page - www.neha.org/research/radon_IAQ.html
Link environmental health association state affiliates - www.neha.org/links.html#radon
National Radon Proficiency Program (NRPP)
Combined with cooperative efforts from national real estate, home inspection, and building associations the NRPP will strengthen and grow. Once certified you will be listed on the Internet with a direct link to your email and/or homepage address; receive any NRPP newsletters; have the opportunity to participate in local committees and outreach efforts; be kept informed of educational programs and conferences; and be recognized as a professional.
National Radon Safety Board (NRSB)
"Consumers can easily search for Radon Measurement and Mitigation Professionals and Radon Laboratories in their area by name, city, state or zip code. More detailed information about certified radon professionals, such as services offered, devices used and areas serviced, may be available by clicking on the hyperlink to their NRSB Web Page. Information about the certification process, including applications, education requirements, approved training courses, exam guidance, and a listing of all approved Measurement and Mitigation courses (Initial Training and Continuing Education) are posted to the website. The NRSB also links to other valuable radon resources such as: EPA publications, state radon offices, regional EPA offices, AARST and the Consumer Federation of America"