MAINE
The AARST Radon Report Card: Risk and Response
Population and Lung Cancer      Total Population: 1,339,057
Lung Cancer Deaths:
928
Age-Adjusted Lung Cancer Incidence Rate
(per 100,000) 69

Lung Cancer Cases
1,438
Estimated Radon-Induced Lung Cancer Cases
  310

Buildings and Exposure Potential
Pre-Mitigation Radon Tests: 11,825
Percent by Radon Level  
 
  < 2 pCi/L

 
  ≥ 2 to < 4 pCi/L

 
  ≥ 4 pCi/L

Housing Units by Structure Type
1 to 4 Units 5 or More Units Total
Existing 677,895 64,606 742,501
New 3,699 1,061 4,760
Public Schools: 595
Statewide Radon Policies
Credential Required State Registration
Radon Standards in Effect EPA Measurement; ASTM Mitigation
Homebuyer Protection Required Disclosure Only
Radon System Requirement for New Homes Municipalities > 4000 residents
    Type of New Home Where Required All Residential Buildings
    Standard/Code for Radon System in New Homes ASTM 1465
School Testing Required Recommended
Radon System Requirement for New Schools Yes