What is Radon?
Radon is a radioactive soil gas that can build up in your home and radon gas is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. For more information, please see the Illinois Emergency Management Agency website http://radon.illinois.gov/iema/radon/pdf/abcofradon.pdf or you can also check the EPA website at http://www.epa.gov/radon/pubs/citguide.html.  
Order Radon Test Kit 
To order a radon test kit from the task force, please print the coupon on the Order Radon Test Kit Tab. Complete the coupon and return it with a check in the amount of $12.00 for each test kit ordered and we will send you the test kits.
About The Task Force


The Southern Illinois Radon Awareness Task Force is a 501 c 3 organization which was incorporated October 9, 2009. 


The task force was established to provide education in Southern Illinois about radon gas and the importance of testing and taking corrective action to reduce elevated radon levels when found.



The mission of SIL Radon Awareness Task Force, Inc.  is to reduce health risk throughout Southern Illinois by providing public education on radon health risk and health risk reduction that encourages testing for radon and taking of corrective action to reduce elevated radon levels in homes, dwellings, schools, and other occupied buildings.

Everyone should test his house for radon.


You are encouraged to contact the members listed below by phone or e-mail with your questions and concerns.
General questions can be sent to  Info@SILRadon.Org
Ready sources of Illinois specific radon information is the Illinois Emergency Management Agency website  http://radon.illinois.gov/ and the University of Illinois Extension Office website http://www.takeactiononradon.uiuc.edu/.
The Task Force also has a blog located at www.silradon.blogspot.com.
Members of the Southern Illinois Radon Awareness Task Force are:


Calvin Murphy

Allied Radon Services, Inc

Mt Vernon, IL 62864



Gloria Linnertz

Citizen Activist

Waterloo, IL 62298



David Parkhill

Little Egypt Home Inspections

Dahlgren, IL 62828



Patricia A Hildebrand
Extension Educator, Consumer and Family Economics
Effingham, IL 62401-1697





SIL Radon Awareness Task Force, Inc. makes no representations, warranty or guarantee in connection with materials or presentations made in connection with the web site materials. The above organizations hereby disclaim any liability or responsibility for loss or damage resulting from their use and for violation of federal, state or municipal regulation, ordinance, or law resulting directly or indirectly from their use. The mention of any trade names, commercial products, manufacturers, or other businesses in the material does not constitute endorsement by SIL Radon Awareness Task Force, Inc.


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