North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple has proclaimed this month "Home
Indoor Air Quality Month."
The purpose is to encourage North Dakotans to learn more about indoor
air quality. Indoor air pollution is one risk that everyone can do something about.
Some scientific evidence shows indoor air might be more polluted than
outdoor air. 90-percent of people spend their time indoors so for many indoor
pollutants might be more of a health threat than outdoor ones.
The first step to clean indoor air is to become aware of indoor air
Homeowners can improve indoor air quaity by controlling moisture,
living in a smoke-free environement, installing carbon monoxide alarms,
testing for radon, and using safe practices when renovating.
(Read this report today and more online at myborderland.dot.com).