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Radon Data

  • Purpose: Test evaluate the health risk and patterns of radon exposure in Rhode Island
  • Key Information: Radon rates in homes test.

Rhode Island Numbers

  • One in four homes in Rhode Island contain radon at or above the Environmental Protection Agency action level of 4.0 pC/L. This is significantly higher than the national average of one in fifteen homes.
  • In Exeter and Richmond, more than 50% of tested homes exceeded the Environmental Protection Agency’s action level.

Rhode Island Homes ≥ 4.0 pCi /L Radon 2011

Radon in Home Greater Than 4 pCi/L

Source: Rhode Island Department of Health Radan Database 2011