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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-551—OCT. 28, 1988

102 STAT. 2761

related to demonstration projects or the purchase and analysis of radon measurement devices. "(j) AUTHORIZATION.—(1) There is authorized to be appropriated for grant assistance under this section an amount not to exceed $10,000,000 for each of fiscal years 1989, 1990, and 1991. "(2) There is authorized to be appropriated for the purpose of administering the grant program under this section such sums as may be necessary for each of such fiscal years. "(3) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, not more than 10 percent of the amount appropriated to carry out this section may be used to make grants to any one State. "(4) Funds not obligated to States in the fiscal year for which funds are appropriated under this section shall remain available for obligation during the next fiscal year. "(5) No amount appropriated under this subsection may be used to cover the costs of the proficiency rating program under section 305(a)(2). "SEC. 307. RADON IN SCHOOLS. "(a) STUDY OF RADON IN SCHOOLS.—

"(1) AUTHORITY.—The Administrator shall conduct a study for the purpose of determining the extent of radon contamination in the Nation's school buildings. "(2) LIST OF HIGH PROBABILITY AREAS.—In carrying out such study, the Administrator shall identify and compile a list of areas within the United States which the Administrator determines have a high probability of including schools which have elevated levels of radon. "(3) BASIS OF UST.—In compiling such list, the Administrator shall make such determinations on the basis of, among other things, each of the following: "(A) Geological data. "(B) Data on high radon levels in homes and other structures nearby any such school. "(C) Physical characteristics of the school buildings. "(4) SURVEY.—In conducting such study the Administrator shall design a survey which when completed allows Congress to characterize the extent of radon contamination in schools in each State. The survey shall include testing from a representative sample of schools in each high-risk area identified, in paragraph (1) and shall include additional testing, to the extent resources are available for such testing. The survey also shall include any reliable testing data supplied by States, schools, or other parties. "(5) ASSISTANCE.—(A) The Administrator shall make available to the appropriate agency of each State, as designated by the Governor of such State, a list of high risk areas within each State, including a delineation of such areas and any other data available to the Administrator for schools in that State. To assist such agencies, the Administrator also shall provide guidance and data detailing the risks associated with high radon levels, technical guidance and related information concerning testing for radon within schools, and methods of reducing radon levels. "(B) In addition to the assistance authorized by subparagraph (A), the Administrator is authorized to make available to the appropriate agency of each State, as designated by the Governor

15 USC 2667.