Radiation Archive

Carroll County Times: Maryland receives $47,000 grant to combat radon; Carroll a ‘hot spot’ for dangerous gas

Radon is an invisible gas that has been linked to lung cancer, but there was nothing invisible about the initiative, announced Friday, to raise awareness of radon. State, federal and local public health officials turned out at the Carroll County Office Building in Westminster to discuss a $46,949 grant from the Environmental ...Read More

MDE, police seek stolen tool with small amount of radioactive material

MEDIA CONTACTS: Samantha Kappalman or Jay Apperson, 410-537-3003 samantha.kappalman@maryland.gov jay.apperson@maryland.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MDE, police seek stolen tool with small amount of radioactive material BALTIMORE, MD (January 28, 2014) – The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a public alert that a tool containing a small amount of radioactive material has been ...Read More
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