Cecil Keen Quotes
Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, CH, PC, QC (14 September 1864 – 24 November 1958), known as Lord Robert Cecil from 1868 to 1923, was a British lawyer, politician and diplomat. He was one of the architects of the League of Nations and a defender of it, whose service to the organisation saw him awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1937.
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“This area has one of the highest levels of radon in the nation. The tests we've done on homes in this area show three of five have elevated levels.”
“Minnesota is ahead of most states in innovative, healthy things like smoking bans, but there are no regulations that make people test for radon or for builders to build radon resistant homes.”
“And a lot them confuse radon with carbon monoxide and talk about how it's not a risk unless you have an old furnace.”
“It's a lot easier and cheaper to do it during new construction. If you have to do mitigation later, it's $1,200 to $2,000.”
“It's the old ostrich with the head in the sand. They don't want to know (if there's radon in a home) because then they might be responsible and they will have to deal with it before they sell it.”