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Information for You

Radioactive materials give off a form of energy that travels in waves or particles. This energy is called radiation.

Volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, is the name given to substances that contain carbon and evaporate or “off-gases” at room temperature.

One in eight Vermont homes has unsafe levels of radon. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that has no color, smell or taste.

The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory offers two tests for radioactivity in drinking water: gross alpha activity and radon in water

The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory tests different types of environmental water samples for bacteria like E.coli or Legionella

The Health Department and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have specific asbestos-related requirements for renovating and demolishing buildings and structures.

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