The Radon Report Card: Risk and Response
Population and Lung Cancer      Total Population: 1,925,614
Lung Cancer Deaths:
Age-Adjusted Lung Cancer Incidence Rate
(per 100,000) 54
Lung Cancer Cases
Radon-Induced Lung Cancer Cases
  * Medical Costs (hospital, medicine, doctors)
  * Economic Costs (lost wages / productivity)

Buildings and Exposure Potential
Pre-Mitigation Radon Tests: 42,782
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 706,229 130,921 837,150
New 4,910 3,115 8,025
Public Schools: 1,086

EPA and ANSI-AARST Radon Measurement Standards recommend fixing a building with a radon level ≥ (above or equal to) 4 pCi/L and consider fixing it if any radon level is ≥ 2 and < (below) 4 pCi/L.
Statewide Radon Policies
Credential Required State License
Radon Standards in Effect ANSI-AARST
Homebuyer Protection Required Disclosure Only
Radon System Requirement for New Homes Counties with Mean Radon > 2.7 pCi/L
    Type of New Home Where Required All Residential
    Standard/Code for Radon System in New Homes NE Standard
School Testing Required No
Radon System Requirement for New Schools Counties with Mean Radon > 2.7 pCi/L