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The Department's Bureau of Environmental Radiation-Radon Program will sponsor a radon poster contest in partnership with Kansas State University and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The goals are to raise awareness about the harmful effects of elevated levels of indoor radon gas and to increase the number of homes tested for radon.

Applicants should submit posters to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Radon Section at the following address where they will be judged for entry in the national contest:

UPS and Federal Express:
NJDEP-Radon Section
25 Arctic Parkway
Ewing, NJ 08623

US mail:
NJDEP-Radon Section
Mail Code 25-01
PO Box 420
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420

  • Select prizes will be given to the first, second, and third place winners, as well as to the club, organization, or school with the most entries.

  • New Jersey winners will be entered into the national contest. The national winners will receive select prizes and award plaques, and their posters will be reproduced for national distribution.

  • Deadline for entries is October 31, 2011.

  • For further information about the contest and to obtain a flyer, please visit or contact the person listed below.

  • For radon information and lesson plans please visit

2006 Winner Target Audience(s)
New Jersey children ages 9-14 who are enrolled in a public, private, territorial, tribal, DoD or home school, or through a sponsoring club, such as an art, computer or science club; scouting organization, or 4-H club.

Additional Information
NJDEP Bureau of Environmental Radiation
Linda Jordan, Outreach Coordinator
NJDEP-DESH-Radon Program
US Mail:
P.O. Box 415
Trenton, NJ 08625-0415
UPS and Federal Express:
25 Arctic Pkwy
Ewing, NJ 08638-0415
(609) 984-5434, (800) 648-0394, or fax (609) 984-5595