Bill requiring landlords to test for radon gas to come before Dáil

More people die from lung cancer associated with radon gas than from traffic collisions

Green Party councillor David Healy, local election Green Party candidate Dr Seamus McMenamin, deputy leader Catherine Martin, and leader Eamon Ryan at the Oireachtas.

Green Party councillor David Healy, local election Green Party candidate Dr Seamus McMenamin, deputy leader Catherine Martin, and leader Eamon Ryan at the Oireachtas.

A Bill that would require landlords to test their property for radon gas and make them to take action if it is detected is to be brought before the Oireachtas by the Green Party.

Radon gas is naturally radioactive gas which is colourless, odourless and can only be detected using specialist equipment. More people die every year from lung cancer associated with radon gas than do from road traffic collisions.

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