Author Archives: George Hatcher

Seattle Children’s operating rooms closed for mold

Aspergillus mold was discovered in Seattle Children’s Hospital. The hospital has been closed while it is air handling utilities are inspected. A professional hygienist has been called in to help the hospital bring the air handling unit up to speed. … Continue reading

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Indiana U Mold Lawsuit

Lawsuit Alleges Indiana U. Pressed Health Center to Play Down Mold Threat. The university denies the allegation. The suit also says Indiana deferred crucial maintenance on air systems for years despite knowing of problems, resulting in a 2018-19 mold crisis. … Continue reading

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Mold in Colorado rental units

A resident of the Courtyards at Buckley is suffering health issues reportedly due to mold in his apartment. Apparently the apartment units did not respond to the complaint. Aurora’s Neighborhood Services Department oversees living standards in apartments across the city, … Continue reading

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Mold in Prisons

“There was big, dark, gray, blackish mildew around the air vent and that’s where the air was coming from … it smelled like death.” – Candie Hailey, Rikers Island pre-trial detainee. Exposure to mold infestations is another environmental concern for … Continue reading

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Judge approves plan addressing only NYCHA toxic mold

Mayor de Blasio signed with federal prosecutors calling for the imposition of a federal monitor to oversee the NYCHA compliance with health and safety rules. Manhattan Federal Judge William Pauley gave NYCHA and federal prosecutors two weeks to come up … Continue reading

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Fox Chapel Mold

“It is important for you to know that we will not allow our students and staff to come back to school until we are certain that it is completely safe.” Classes again were canceled Monday at Fox Chapel Area’s Kerr … Continue reading

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Mold Indoors

Molds are a problem indoors when mold spores land on a wet or damp spot and begin growing. Molds have the potential to cause health problems. Molds produce allergens, substances that can cause allergic reactions, irritants, and in some cases, … Continue reading

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Independent Mold Inspection

Call (800) 686-1992 ByeBye Mold’s certified mold inspectors will thoroughly check your property to quickly assess the scale of your problem if you reside in or near California. ByeBye Mold services are Fast and Reliable. We believe mold detection should … Continue reading

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A Noxious Substance: Mold

Noxious substance Potentially mold can cause health problems. Many of these health problems are due to the fact that mold can be an allergen as well as a toxin and carcinogen. Allergens are the core of allergic reactions. Toxins are … Continue reading

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Mycotoxins are toxins produced by mold and fungi. Mycotoxicoses are actual diseases caused by mycotoxins, i.e. secondary metabolites of molds. Hundreds of mycotoxins have been identified, and many are pathogenic. But all illnesses from mold are not related to mold-poisons. … Continue reading

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