Tuesday, December 1, 2015

FOX 5 DC: MCPS to retest classrooms at 26 schools after slightly elevated levels of radon detected

... Montgomery County Public Schools claims the radon level at Fallsmead is only slightly elevated from what the Environmental Protection Agency allows.

However, other county schools such as South Lake Elementary School in Gaithersburg and Springbrook High School in Silver Spring on the report tested at high and very hazardous levels. Some of the test results were from 2012 and no follow-up testing was done.

School officials said they didn't have answers as to why no one followed up on this and why nothing was done over the next three years.

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