Several Kentucky Colleges Face Mold Problem

Several college dormitories and buildings throughout Kentucky are facing mold problem. Media reports claim that the mold infestation has been reported at buildings and dorms at Western Kentucky University, University of Louisville, Morehead State University and Eastern Kentucky University. Last week, around 350 students at Western Kentucky University were relocated…

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Families Complain of Mold at Senior Citizen Center in Quebec, Canada

Families of the residents of a senior citizen center in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, Canada, have alleged that the building is infested with mold and mushrooms. An anonymous person, claiming to be the daughter of one of the residents at Marquis De Tracy, said, “There are mushrooms in the basement, it’s terrible….

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Study Finds That Fungi Release Toxins Directly Into Air

A recent study conducted by French researcher Jean-Denis Bailly and his colleagues has found that mycotoxins from mold can disperse into the air under normal conditions. The researchers examined the mycotoxins produced by three types of fungi, and discovered that “this transfer to air requires air velocities that can be…

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Residents of Rental House Sue Landlord Over Black Mold Infestation

Residents of a rental house in Alton, Illinois, have filed a lawsuit against the landlord, alleging that the property was infested with black mold. The lawsuit claims that black mold is a serious health hazard, and the defendants failed to prevent mold growth which has caused injury and pain to…

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Rapid City School Closes for One Week due to Mold Issue

Black Hawk Elementary school in Rapid City, South Dakota, has been closed after mold was found in an interior wall. The school authorities said lab testing is being done to assess the extent of mold infestation. The results are expected on Wednesday. School district spokeswoman Katy Urban said an alternate…

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