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The latest Mold news

My Husband is a Hoarder

Where to start? First, I love my husband. AND, he is driving me crazy. Plus, the dust and mold in my house are making me sick. It started when we moved into his family home, and began the promised renovations. It’s a cute house, all brick, with lots of potential. BUT, after years of half-finished […]

A Deadly Fungal Coverup of Gigantic Proportions

For over 15 years, has raised red flags about the serious consequences of fungal infections. Now, Candida auris has startled the world with the illnesses and death it causes. The New York Times has published articles not only exposing potentially the most dangerous epidemic in recent history, but also the coverup of the century. […]

Phillipsburg Cops Wanted Out of Moldy Building by Mid-March.

by Kurt Bresswein for The Phillipsburg Police Department in March took delivery of a $10,000 trailer for officers to work out of, two years after every other department began vacating town hall because of a black mold infestation. Some officers take advantage of desk space in the temporary municipal building in the former Freeman […]

Families Still Feeling Effects After Pipe Bursts at Billerica Apartment Complex

by Natalie Rubino, Boston 25 News Three days after a pipe burst at an apartment building in Billerica, families are still feeling the effects as they search for places to stay. The Monty family is one of many who can’t stay in their apartment due to the pipe that burst at The Commons at Boston […]

Smithsonian Stops by Durham to Show How to Treat Damaged Keepsakes After Flood

by Alex McLoon, KMTV News OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Cori Wegener is the Smithsonian’s director of the cultural rescue initiative. She’s live in Washington now, but is a Fremont native and University of Nebraska-Omaha graduate. She’s showing Nebraskans and Iowans how to preserve family photos, letters, and other items after being washed by floodwater. “[Flood […]

Asbestos, Lead-Based Paint, Mold Found in Lauderdale County Courthouse

Written by Whitney Downard, The Meridian Star A year-old report on the air quality of the Lauderdale County Courthouse hasn’t had an impact on the employees who work in the building, nor have any public warnings been issued. The Lauderdale County Board of Supervisors paid $10,700 in taxpayer money to study the conditions inside the […]

Mold and Health Classes Help Hurricane Florence Workers, Residents

By Kenda Freeman and Demia Wright, Environmental Factor Newsletter published by NIH In March, NIEHS Worker Training Program (WTP) grantee the International Chemical Workers Union Council (ICWUC) delivered mold remediation training in Robeson County, North Carolina. The training built on a partnership between ICWUC and the Robeson County Disaster Recovery Committee (RCDRC) that was established […]

Riviera Beach Firefighters Sick from Mold

By Wanda Moore, WPTC 5 RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. — Several Riviera Beach firefighters reported flu-like symptoms. When they went to their doctors earlier this year they learned it wasn’t the flu. The wheezing, coughing and in some cases fever were a result of mold exposure. “We have upwards of 8 or 9 people that are […]

Pomfret’s Prosper Valley School Has Mold Problems of Its Own

POMFRET — Samuel Morey Elementary in Fairlee isn’t the only Upper Valley school dealing with a mold outbreak. Prosper Valley School in Pomfret has been closed since last summer. The K-6 school, which has about 70 students from Pomfret and Bridgewater, isn’t expected to reopen until the start of the 2020-21 school year. In the […]

SC House Committee Will Study Mold Issues in Schools, Public Areas

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – After several Live 5 News investigations into mold in classrooms, Governor Henry McMaster has signed a bill which will create a house committee to study the impact of mold on schools and in public areas. House bill 3127 was headed by Rep. Chandra Dillard. Gov. McMaster signed the bill on March […]

Snow Mold Showing Up in Yards Wreaking Havoc

by Austin Arvay, Discover It’s that time of year again where some are constantly sneezing, blowing their nose and dealing with itchy eyes. If that happens to be you, you may not be alone. Although the true allergy season isn’t until later on in the spring, snow mold is one thing that can irritate […]

Black mold — Like a Creature from the Black Lagoon

It wasn’t noticeable last summer until we pulled a file cabinet away from a wall in a basement, and then it was like a scene from a horror movie. Black mold was growing on the wall behind the cabinet. Further investigation showed that it was coming from some leaking water in an adjoining bathroom. My […]