radon: Do granite counter tops emit radon gas??? - 09/30/08 10:07 AM

I was just reading Todd Clark's blog where home buyers did not want to purchase the home because it had granite counter tops.  The buyer said that granite can give off radon.  At first I thought it was one of those urban legends or an exaggerated tale that happens one in a million, but the dangers may not be so far fetched.
The Marble Institute of America reports that “radon is a naturally occurring gas generated by the decay of trace amounts of uranium found in the earth’s crust throughout the world. It is an unstable gas that quickly breaks … (36 comments)