Classrooms in Washington’s fifth largest school district are undergoing tests for radon. Evergreen Public Schools recently announced above average levels in two facilities in the Vancouver area.
Health | local | News | Education | Lead In The WaterOPB | Aug. 30, 2016 4:02 p.m. | Portland
Oregon schools are required to submit healthy school plans, but a lack of funding and requirements mean big improvements to school buildings may be years off.
Health | local | News | Education | Lead In The WaterOPB | Aug. 18, 2016 11:31 a.m. | Portland
Oregon has approved new rules for schools aimed at improving health conditions in the state’s aging buildings. But the rules won’t require lead testing.
Portland Public Schools found elevated levels of radon in more than 100 classrooms across the district. What are the health risks of this radioactive gas?