Monthly Archives: July 2008

Mold Spreading

According to the Maine agriculture commissioner, mold is afflicting raspberries, beans. “The wind blows mold spores and inoculates everything” The incessant July rains have ruined much of the crop. Continued rain could be ruinous for both raspberries and green beans. … Continue reading

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Illinois Department of Labor Mandates Mold Removal

Mold was discovered in the basement of the village’s police department. The village hasn’t been fined–YET. It could take up to two months before the basement will be open again to personnel. Cleanup work us expected to cost between $15,000 … Continue reading

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Terre Haute North treated for mold

Terre Haute North High School tested their water which was fine, but found mold in a crawlspace. The mold is being removed during the summer and should be gone before school starts, according to the risk manager of Vigo County … Continue reading

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Hidden Toxins

A huge real estate problem in So. Cal (and many other areas of the US) are those hidden toxins. From (24,000 in Los Angeles and Orange counties) leaky oil wells in backyards, solid-waste landfills near homes and (83 in Los … Continue reading

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Kennedy Loses Home to Mold and Builds new Green home

For years, Bobby Kennedy Jr. and his wife, Mary, have battled a deadly fungus that had infested their Westchester County home. But finally, they gave up the fight and moved to a rental while they raze their property. They are … Continue reading

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Fond du Lac WI Building Mold Closure

The building at 25-A N. Main St. has been deemed uninhabitable due to “excessive mold”; inspectors found a leaky roof, which contributed to mold and smoke and water damage from a nearby fire. The deadline for compliance is Saturday, July … Continue reading

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Moldy FEMA Mobile Housing

After apparent mold was discovered during routine maintenance of 11 mobile homes at two central Indiana mobile home parks, Federal Emergency Management Agency notified residents of FEMA-provided mobile homes that mold was believed to have grown on the exterior water … Continue reading

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Family Faces Huge Costs to Fix Mold Contaminated Home

Familiar news rears its head again: Daniel Island homes are contaminated with mold and have the families tangled up in a legal battle with mega home builder D.R. Horton. Toxic mold drives out the Allen family; the home needs upwards … Continue reading

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Dan Pauluk

Long time health inspector and environmental health specialist Dan Pauluk was literally eaten alive from the inside out by toxic mold, aspergillus and stachybotrys. According to his death certificate, he died from mixed mold micotoxicosis, a medical term meaning mold … Continue reading

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Tricothecene Mycotoxins

Tricothecene mycotoxins (toxic mold) grows on walls, behind walls, in the ceilings, under the carpets, in ductwork and crawnspaces. Why do experts suggest you need to test after remediation to make sure it has all been removed? Because common evidence … Continue reading

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