Mold in the News scans state and local articles and updates in all publication formats for news about individuals and institutions plagued by mold infestations and sickness. Our goal is to provide information and resources to assist you in designing your own recovery initiatives.

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Massachusetts Courthouse Shut Down Due to Mold

A recent press release on WebWire raised concerns about the district Massachusetts Courthouse shut down due to mold. The courthouse is located near Boston.

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NJ Senate Passed Mold Legislation

Summary The NJ Senate Passed Mold Legislation! This is great news for the residents of New Jersey. Unfortunately, it comes too late for thousands of NJ residents who have suffered from loss and mold illnesses.

Complaints of Moldy Schools in 2020

In 2019, some of the most common mold-related news stories carried complaints about moldy schools. As parents, this is disturbing news. There are few things more important than the safety of our children in schools or daycare programs. And it’s already starting in 2020.

Residents Complain of Mold in Military Bases

Just Google ‘mold in military bases’. And, check out the number of posts that pop up in the search. It’s astonishing that military families are exposed to horrible living conditions. As recent as September 2019, the Army released a report. It stated that residents at 48 of 49 bases report safety and environmental issues. And, […] in 2020

In 2019, the editorial and development staff, thoughtfully and with respect for the hundreds of posts published over the past 18 years, launched an updated web portal. During the year, we continued to post current news, information and resources about sickness and loss caused by mold and to offer practical, non-medical information on a […]

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Help Your Family Stay Well During Flu Season!

Help your family and friends stay well this flu season! No one wants the flu! I realize this email is not really about mold. It’s about being sick, and right now, my husband is sick with the flu, Poor man! He is miserable. But, because I am so susceptible to mold and airborne pollen, I […]

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Every Season Has Mold Challenges – Moldy Christmas Trees?

Most everyone agrees that fall leaves develop mold. They become extremely moldy over time as they decay. My sinuses swell up from just walking through them. Raking them can put me in the bed for days. But what about moldy Christmas trees? I didn’t know that my Christmas tree could also make me ill. No […]

Updated: Aspergillus Mold Closes Children’s Operating Rooms

Update Beth Hutt is fighting an Aspergillus infection at Seattle Children’s. She is just five months old, and has had three open heart surgeries at Children’s since August. Now the family is filing a class action lawsuit against the hospital. The suit alleges hospital managers have known since at least 2005 that a potentially deadly […]

Toxic Mold Hides in California Schools

Summary Jamie Green, Superintendent of Trinity Alps School District, reached out to CBS13 to help investigate how dangerous breathing mold spores could be to teachers and kids in classrooms. And to find out why no one was doing anything about it. Mold in schools is often under investigated due to little or no federal or […]

Dolgeville Residents Suffer Floods in Northern New York

Summary High winds and heavy rain caused floods in Northern New York. Flooded roads left hundreds of thousands without power. As of Saturday morning, more than 241,000 buildings and homes in New York were without electricity. Also, nearly 60 roads were closed. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo declared states of emergency for 12 New York counties. […]

SC Renters with Mold Problems Have Very Few Options

Summary South Carolina state law offers two options for renters with mold problems if landlords refuse to make a repair: Move Take the owner to magistrate court Renters with mold are also advised to call South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs to determine if they can break their lease without penalty.  If available, the process […]

How Moldy Leaves Make Me Feel

I love fall, but…. There’s something about waking up to October 1st and realizing fall is coming. As the leaves start to turn, so does my stomach. Mold will be hiding in my piles of leaves, especially after they get wet. I remember too well the moldy truth about all those fallen leaves. I cannot […]