Mike Markel's Web Design Tutorial
SECTION 3B: Radon Myths and Facts
Study this Web page retrieved on July 18, 2002, focusing on the following questions:
  1. Who is responsible for information on this page? On what evidence do you base your answer?

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is responsible for information on this page. The site's URL (http://www.epa.gov) and the link to the EPA Home (at the bottom of the page) both provide clues as to the publishing body for this site.

  2. Is this a reputable publishing body for information on radon gas levels in homes? Why or why not?

    As a leader in the nation's environmental science, research, education, and assessment efforts, the EPA is a reputable source of information on radon gas in homes. The site's domain (.gov) also provides evidence of this site's credibility.

  3. Is the information on this page current? How can you tell?

    Since this site was last updated on June 5, 2002, most would agree that the information is current.




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