Category Archives: public buildings

Providence High School Closes 19 Classrooms due to Mold Infestation

Several classrooms at Central High School in Providence, Rhode Island, have been closed due to mold problem. Authorities said 19 classrooms have been closed after mold was discovered in the East Wing of the school. The school district said in a … Continue reading

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Damp Building Effect

The phrase toxic mold syndrome should be replaced by damp building effect, which refers to a well-documented effect. Mold is certainly part of the picture but doctors can’t always define if it is an allergy, mold toxin, or some other … Continue reading

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Fire Station loses the Mold Lottery

Toxic mold in El Dorado County caused a fire station to close after heavy rains caused mold to grow in the walls. Firefighters smelled the mold after three weeks of heavy rains. Smelling mold is a key indicator that it … Continue reading

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After Rebuilding New Orleans , Latino Workers Await Justice

Latino immigrants who came to reconstruct New Orleans after it was ravaged by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 were victims of wage theft, hazardous work conditions and harassment by employers. Some were exposed to dangerous substances at work such as mold, … Continue reading

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Kane County’s Moldy Morgue in News again

After 8 months, Kane County’s morgue will be reopening after mold remediation. The coroner is having an open house from 9:45 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10. Coroner Rob Russell said, “The detection of mold was the apex of this … Continue reading

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California Board of Equalization Faces $50M Mold Claim

After they spent $28 million just dealing with the mold remediation, The California Board of Equalization (BOE) is facing a new claim filed by their employees, who say that the mold at the BOE headquarters has been causing them respiratory … Continue reading

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Kane County Coroner Office Closed Following Black Mold Detection

The coroner office for Kane County, Illinois is being temporarily shifted to DuPage County facility, after black mold was detected in and around the morgue’s cooler and refrigerator area. Rob Russell, the Kane County Coroner, said at Friday’s Judicial and … Continue reading

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Nursing and Fine Arts buildings in Winston-Salem State University Cleared Mold Test

Two old buildings of Winston-Salem State University, North Carolina, have cleared the mold and asbestos tests. The tests were conducted after some complaints were reported regarding possible mold and asbestos contamination in Old Nursing building, built in 1956 and Fine … Continue reading

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City of Donalsonville Fire Station Faces Mold and Asbestos Problems

The fire station building in the city of Donalsonville, Georgia, is experiencing mold and asbestos problems. A survey, conducted this February by the Alternative Construction & Environmental Solutions, showed the evidence of mold growth as well as high carbon monoxide … Continue reading

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76 Year old Roosevelt County Courthouse Building Infested with Mold

The employees of the Roosevelt County Courthouse in Portales, New Mexico, were temporary relocated, after mold was discovered in the building. Eight different of molds, including one black mold strain were discovered in the 76 year old building. According to … Continue reading

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