PENNSYLVANIA
The AARST Radon Report Card: Risk and Response
Population and Lung Cancer      Total Population: 12,800,922
Lung Cancer Deaths:
6,778
Age-Adjusted Lung Cancer Incidence Rate
(per 100,000) 60

Lung Cancer Cases
10,805
Estimated Radon-Induced Lung Cancer Cases
  3,018

Buildings and Exposure Potential
Pre-Mitigation Radon Tests: 940,627
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 5,004,266 687,557 5,691,823
New 16,442 7,097 23,539
Public Schools: 2,947
Statewide Radon Policies
Credential Required State Certification
Radon Standards in Effect PA Testing and Mitigation; EPA Schools; ANSI-AARST Multifamily
Homebuyer Protection Required Disclosure Only
Radon System Requirement for New Homes No
    Type of New Home Where Required N/A
    Standard/Code for Radon System in New Homes N/A
School Testing Required No
Radon System Requirement for New Schools No