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 Protection Agency to the Maryland Department of the Environment that is expected to have a direct impact on the health of Carroll County….

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