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Reflections on NRAP's Progress, 2015-2020
In 2015, the NRAP partners set a bold goal to mitigate 5 million high-radon homes and save 3,200 lives annually by 2020. For the last five years, NRAP partners have made progress towards this bold goal by building radon testing and mitigation practices into the systems that govern purchasing, financing, constructing and renovating buildings; creating incentives and funding for radon risk reduction; disseminating professional standards; and raising awareness of radon risk.
Moving forward, the multisector NRAP team is focused on developing the next version of the NRAP , while maintaining momentum and increasing impacts. Industry, nonprofit and public agencies aim to achieve this by broadening the scope of work, continuing to build a stronger national partnership, and incorporating radon requirements into housing financing and codes to achieve greater impact by 2025 . For more information, please visit NRAP Progress on RadonLeaders.org.Exit
The National Radon Action Plan
This Plan represents a collaborative effort between eleven organizations dedicated to eliminating avoidable radon-induced lung cancer in the United States. Led by the American Lung Association, the national radon workgroup agreed on a framework for action aimed at incorporating radon testing, radon mitigation and radon-resistant construction into systems that govern purchasing, financing, constructing and renovating homes and other buildings. This framework builds on early federal action that generated baseline progress by incentivizing radon action, testing for and mitigating high radon levels, and increasing visibility of the radon issue. Visit RadonLeaders.org Exit to see the progress on each strategy outlined in the Plan.
To learn more about the National Radon Action Plan, please click on the link below.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- The National Radon Action Plan: A Strategy for Saving Lives (PDF)(9 pp, 1 MB, November 10, 2015, EPA 402/R-15/001)