Power Plant 1 (image) Penn State Share Print E-Mail Caption Cutting torches are used to take down support beams during the removal of old boilers from Penn State's power plant in preparation for the facility's conversion to natural gas in 2014. A recent study by Penn State researchers found the power plant conversion resulted in no health risks from radon, which is found in natural gas. Credit Patrick Mansell, Penn State Usage Restrictions Non commercial use only Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.