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Our Opinion: This area at high risk for radon

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Jeers to apathy, a condition that afflicts too many Minnesotans when it comes to radon gas in their basements.

According to state health officials, more than 40 percent of Minnesota homes have dangerous levels of radon gas. Radon causes lung cancer, and they say every home should be tested.

The average national indoor radon level is 1.3 picocuries per liter (pCi/L.)

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