Hillsborough Township School District Spends $342,000 for Mold Removal

Hillsborough Township School District, New Jersey, has spent $342,000 to clean up mold at Hillsborough High School. The mold was discovered in 11 rooms, including the video-conference room, auditorium, 2 teacher work rooms, and 7 classrooms. According to high school Principal Karen Bingert, 8 out of the 11 rooms have…

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Duncan Fire Station Closed due to Mold Problem

Duncan fire station number 3, located at 1701 Elder in Duncan, Oklahoma, was recently closed after mold was discovered in the living quarters and office space. According to Duncan Fire Chief Dayton Burnside, “Once the city discovered the mold, they had it tested and got the report back…then paid an…

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Broken Arrow Fire Station Closes due to Mold Issues

Broken Arrow fire station 1 in Oklahoma, was temporarily shut down last week due to mold infestation in building walls. The building, located at 120 W. Kenosha St., was flooded last week due to heavy rains and the clean-up crews reported mold in the building during their post-flood operation. Authorities…

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Asbestos, Mold Hazards Found in KC-Based Advance Auto Parts Store

On complaint of a worker, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA} inspected an Advance Auto Parts store located in Kansas City, Missouri, for possible asbestos, mold and hygiene hazards. On inspection, OSHA inspectors found one repeated and ten serious safety and health violations. According to…

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School Remained Closed for 4 Days due to Mold Infestation

Recently conducted test reports confirmed the presence of mold in a Catholic school located in St. Louis County, Missouri, after which it was closed for 4 days. The tests reports showed that Penicillium, Aspergillus or Cladosporium species were present in some classrooms as well as on the furniture, ceiling tiles…

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Black and Yellow Mold Discovered in Martin County Building

A repair work request was filed on August 13, after discovery of mold in the General Services Field Operations building of Martin County, Florida. The black and yellow mold on the walls and ceiling was discovered by the employees. The work order submitted by the Field Operations/Storm Water Manager Mark…

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Mold Tests to be Conducted in Katonah-Lewisboro Schools

An anonymous complaint lodged with the state Department of Labor has prompted the Katonah-Lewisboro school district, South Salem, New York, to get 5 out of 6 buildings tested for mold infestation. Some weeks ago, the teachers union had expressed their concern regarding the presence of mold. However, the administration, after…

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Highest Mold Count Recorded for 2014; Air Quality Alert Issued

Extremely high mold count recorded in the Gottlieb Allergy Count has prompted a dangerous air quality alert in the Midwest. According to the creator of the Gottlieb Allergy Count, Dr. Joseph Leija, “Today’s mold count is the highest for the 2014 recording season.” He further explained that, “The mold count…

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