December, 2010

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More Public Buildings Suffering from Mold

Written reports analyzing the Phelps County Courthouse and jail for mold, documenting examinations of the heating, ventilation and air conditioning facilities in the courthouse and jail, and advising recommendations of any changes that may be necessary have been commissioned by Phelps County after mold was discovered in county offices. FeesRead More

Symptoms of Mold Allergy

You may have seen this before, but winter is the season of respiratory illness. You may be thinking you have a winter flu, when all you’ve got is a mold allergy. Do these symptoms look familiar? √ Itchy, watery eyes √ Sneezing √ Coughing √ Stuffy or runny nose √Read More

Mold-Exposed Teacher? Tough Luck Kid.

Christina Hood who went to court about her medical problems stemming, she believes, from mold exposure at Booker T. Washington Elementary School in Suffolk Virginia, sued for 1.5 million in damages. Her case was dismissed by U.S. District Judge Raymond Jackson, who granted the school board’s motion to dismiss. TheRead More

Mold for All Seasons

Cold weather mold? Watch out for it. Let’s say you’re huddled around the heater–all that hot dry air. It may be causing your asthma to flare up. Along with that warm air circulating, without filtration, you may be breathing in dust, spores, and other asthma triggers. Also, the abrupt changeRead More

Another School with Mold

According to the experiences of Angela Cupi, and Suzanne Anderson, Summit View Elementary School may be under siege by mold. Or at least these two teachers are convinced that the mold in their classroom is related to their illnesses. Parents complained of students who experienced migraines, upset stomach, fevers, chillsRead More

Mold Problems for Savannah Emergency Services

On December 12, Savannah Fire & Emergency Services (station 7), near the intersection of Sallie Mood and Eisenhower drives, is shutting down for remediation. This is the third fire station requiring mold remediation in two years. Savannah Fire stations No. 5 at 6 Henry St., and No. 11, at 931Read More

Gov’t Guide on Safe Decorating

Remember, don’t overfill the water for the tree. Spillage may feed mold! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend Tweet

Pittsylvania Sheriff Would Like to Arrest Mold

The basement of the Moses Building, used by Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Department, is dealing with the results of long term water leakage and a sewage problem. The mold problem has displaced 50 employees from the basement. The 50 are now working all over Pittsylvania although files are still stored inRead More