Mold in the News

Mold-Help.org 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.

This section is grouped by various categories according to the situational nature of the articles. The most current articles are listed at the top of each news-worthy category.

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The latest Mold news

Moldy Fall Leaves Make Me Sick

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 when they get wet. I remember too well the moldy truth about all those fallen leaves. I cannot […]

Black Mold is Growing in U.S. Prisons

Written by Kate Irby WASHINGTON Hundreds of correctional officers across the U.S. are working in prisons with mold growing in areas constantly populated by both officers and inmates. Prison leaders have allowed the mold to fester for years in some cases, refusing to test it. That’s due to Bureau of Prisons policy, not bureaucratic incompetence. […]

LSU – Old school, Mold School

Written by Katherine Manuel, Reveille LSU implemented a policy requiring incoming freshmen to live on campus last year. For some, this policy allows for a fun, new experience of living on campus. For others, this experience is filled with mold, mildew and health issues. Since the beginning of the semester, some students in South Hall […]

Panel of Lawmakers in South Carolina Studying Mold Remediation

Written by Jason Raven. Reprint from WIS New 10. OLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) – Right now in South Carolina, there is no state agency that regulates the remediation of mold. State lawmakers are taking a deep dive into the mold issue in South Carolina. The Mold Abatement and Remediation Study Committee met for the second time […]

Students at UNC-Chapel Hill Complain about Mold in Dorms

Written by Myah Ward; Reprint from wral.com (UNC Media Hub). CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Emili Potts first noticed the mold outside of Craige dorm on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus, trailing the wall below her leaky air conditioning unit. When the junior began having trouble breathing, she looked inside her AC […]

Smart Slime Mold Confusing Scientists

Slime Molds have no brain, but are Smart!

I Feel Like a Bouncing Ball

And, not in a good way. Sometime, I wake up with a desire to call friends, exercise, read a book….and then I find myself just wanting to lay back down and go to sleep. Sometime, I feel a little better, and decide to take a walk, or go to the grocery store for healthier food…and […]

Fungal Monitoring: An Upstream Approach to Testing Requirements

By Bernie Lorenz, PhD This piece looks at the benefits of fungal monitoring, an indicator of plant health and other factors, and how to manage it properly. Specifically, how to sample a facility, proper analysis of samples, interpretation of the analysis, and proper actions to take when necessary. Mold is ubiquitous in nature and can […]

Parents Seek Answers to Mold and Air Quality Concerns

Written by Jim McConnell, Senior Writer,m Chesterfield Observer The first thing Sara Ward noticed was the smell. Not long after her son entered sixth grade at Midlothian Middle School in September 2016, Ward began to observe a strong, pungent odor in his clothes when she washed her family’s laundry. She spoke to parents of other […]

Hurricane Dorian Cleanup Stalls in North Carolina

Once more, the fogging companies are trying to contain the mold with chemicals that are supposed to kill the mold under the homes of hurricane victims. North Carolina Southern Baptist Disaster Relief is one of those working to help residents recover from Dorian. Other concerns include reconstruction, and the delay of approval for disaster funds […]

Moon Taxi Show at Mobile Saenger Rescheduled Due to Mold Cleanup

Written by Lawrence Specker Moon Taxi’s upcoming show at the Mobile Saenger Theatre has been postponed until November due to repair work in progress at the venue. The Saenger’s early-fall schedule has been disrupted by cleanup work related to a mold problem discovered in late August. Management company SMG released a statement this week saying […]

POT PROBLEMS: High Levels of Mold Found in Marijuana Products Sold at Local Dispensaries

by Denise Rosch, 3Las Vegas News LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The State of Nevada has confirmed that it found high levels of mold in some marijuana products sold at four local dispensaries. Therefore, an advisory was sent out by the Nevada Department of Taxation. This advisory warned consumers that high levels of mold were found […]