(Atlantic) The Cass County Board of Supervisors this morning approved the regulations for Radon Control Methods as passed and adopted by the Cass County Board of Health.
The Cass County Board of Health held a public hearing on January 27th and approved the proposed changes in new construction homes and businesses that requires the installation of a radon mitigation system to keep the air clear of the poisonous gas. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States behind smoking.
Cass County Supervisor Duane McFadden said there are already several counties that have the radon control methods in place, including Guthrie and Audubon counties.
In other activity, the Supervisors approved an application for Industrial Property Tax Exemption from Bernard Vais with Anita Livestock Auction for a 50x78 cattle shed and a 50x39 vet shed.