Source: Radon & Home Sales – Maine Division of Environmental Health
Real estate transactions are the wrong time to find out that there is high concentration of a naturally occurring lung cancer inducing radioactive gas emanating throughout your home from under it’s foundation…(or maybe escaping from your drinking water!). If not for the pre-sale home inspections that are typically requested by prospective buyers, very few people would have ever heard of this invasive and harmful gas. Unfortunately, this is often the first time the house has ever been tested for radon. In Maine, (statistically) one out of three homeowners are then told that the home they have been living in for years (if not decades) has a radon level that is unhealthy and unacceptable to the buyers, who subsequently propose as a condition of sale, that a radon mitigation system is installed at the owner’s expense . This sometimes jeopardizes the sale of the property to the dismay of the owner, seller, as well as the real estate agents involved.
Don’t overlook arsenic in wells
Maine does a great job policing public water, but less so dealing with contaminated wells.
Access to clean drinking water should be universal
Access to safe, clean drinking water is a human right, but a shockingly high number of Maine families are exposed to dangerous toxins every time they turn on the tap – including many homes right here in York County.
Almost half of the wells that I have tested over the past five years have tested above the recommended minimum level. Don’t wait until you sell your home to have your well tested.
Arsenic in well water is a silent epidemic. Too few Maine families can afford to treat their wells.
Without knowing it, I’d been giving my babies poison.
Don’t muddy Clear Water Act protections – Keep Me Current
Beer, fish and lamprey. These are a few of my favorite things and they all depend on clean water. Luckily I am able to enjoy all three living in Harrison on the Crooked River, a class AA stream and the main tributary for Sebago Lake. As a fisherman and the owner of Acme Lamprey Company
New lead poisoning standards expose hotspots in Augusta, Hallowell and Gardiner
‘Hundreds of kids are getting addressed now, instead of waiting until they get super-poisoned,’ says Greg Payne, director of the Maine Affordable Housing Coalition.
North Country Healthy Home Testing updated their cover photo.
More info on glyphosate.
Gluten Intolerance is really GLYPHOSATE POISONING
What if….”gluten intolerance” is really “glyphosate poisoning”? Gluten has been in wheat since it was first grown. Sure, there have al…
A clean drink from the sink is easier than you think! Learn about MaineHousing’s Arsenic Abatement program today. 👍http://www.mainehousing.org/programs-services/HomeImprovement/homeimprovementdetail/arsenic-abatement-program
North Country Healthy Home Testing updated their profile picture.
This story is alarming in many respects! One more thing to worry about when trying to stay healthy!
Monsanto Is Scrambling To Bury This Breaking Story – Don’t Let This Go Unshared!
I am frankly shocked this information is not making front page news right now. Monsanto will do anything to bury this story… and as of right now, it’s working. Not a single mainstream media outlet has covered this appalling new report that shows millions of people being poisoned by a chemical that d…