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Radon Causes Concern Nationwide: Is Topic of Institute Study

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The radioactive gas radon, a common natural constituent of groundwater in North Carolina, is causing increasing concern nationally as a public health problem. A significant public health risk from cancer is associated with radon in the air and in drinking water. Th Water Resources Research Institute is investigating the occurrence of radon in the state’s groundwater.