VIRGINIA
The AARST Radon Report Card: Risk and Response
Population and Lung Cancer      Total Population: 8,501,286
Lung Cancer Deaths:
3,657
Age-Adjusted Lung Cancer Incidence Rate
(per 100,000) 51

Lung Cancer Cases
5,283
Estimated Radon-Induced Lung Cancer Cases
  695

Buildings and Exposure Potential
Pre-Mitigation Radon Tests: 53,199
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 2,883,929 628,959 3,512,888
New 21,754 10,664 32,418
Public Schools: 2,124
Statewide Radon Policies
Credential Required Private Certification
Radon Standards in Effect EPA Measurement; ASTM Mitigation
Homebuyer Protection Required None
Radon System Requirement for New Homes No
    Type of New Home Where Required N/A
    Standard/Code for Radon System in New Homes IRC Appendix F
School Testing Required Yes
Radon System Requirement for New Schools No