Laws and Regulations

The Cabinet for Health and Family Services is responsible for the regulation of radon testing, mitigation, and laboratory analysis. The Kentucky Radon Program operates within the Kentucky Department for Public Health, providing regulation of radon measurement and mitigation contractors, and radon laboratories. The program also administers the State Indoor Radon Grant (SIRG) – an important resource provided by the US EPA to assist the program in operating its risk reduction program. 

Radon Program Advisory Committee

Next Meeting Date: June 29, 2020 Cancelled

Established by KRS 211.9103-211.9105, the Radon Program Advisory Committee consists of nine members appointed by the Governor to advise the Cabinet with establishing and maintaining standard operating procedures (SOPs) and quality control (QC) for measurement, mitigation, and laboratory analysis. In addition, the committee is tasked with advising the Cabinet on the preparation of its annual budget, which includes all monies received through grants, registration fees, and other radon-related activities. The committee meets every quarter and includes the following members: 

Radon Contractor Statutes and Administrative Regulations 

Any person or business entity conducting radon measurement, mitigation, or laboratory analysis must be certified by a proficiency program recognized by the US EPA, follow the ANSI consensus standards, and register with the state. The Kentucky Radon Program maintains a list of registered radon contractors on its program website.

Radon Statutes: 

 Radon Administrative Regulations: 

 Other Radon Statutes and Administrative Regulations