Mold in the news: Issue #171

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Mold In the News

At Got Mold? our goal is to keep our followers aware of mould related news stories. Each day, we scour the internet looking for relevant information. Here are some stories we thought may interest you!
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WHITE PLAINS – For one local cleanup company, there’s gold in that there mold.
The city plans to borrow $500,000 to pay ServPro of White Plains for the emergency removal of mold that forced the relocation of a number of employees from the basement of Fire Station 2 on Ferris Avenue.
Montrose, MI, January 23, 2015 — “Ninety percent of the homes, workplaces, and commercial buildings have a significant toxic mold infestation in Indianapolis, Bloomington, Carmel, Columbus, Fishers, Franklin, Greenwood, Kokomo, Lafayette, Lawrence, Marion, Muncie, Noblesville, Plainfield, Richmond, Terre Haute, Westfield, Zionsville, and other central Indiana cities,” warns Phillip Fry, mold consultant, Certified Environmental Hygienist, Professional Industrial Hygienist, and EnviroFry co-manager.
If you Google the phrase “how to remove mold and mildew from a front-load washing machine,” you will get more than 1 million results. The new generation of sleek, high-efficiency machines beg us to make them the centerpiece of the laundry room, but most don’t realize that like most technology, proper usage and routine maintenance are required.
KINGSVILLE (Kiii News) – For the past week, the Robert J. Kleberg Public Library in Kingsville has been closed due to mold-related issues inside the building.The City of Kingsville said that, after recent flooding, moisture stayed underneath the carpets and caused mold to grow inside. Outdoor Wi-Fi has been available, but that too will be shut down once more detailed cleaning takes place in coming days.
GARNER — Supporters of the plan to renovate Garner Magnet High School say the school system needs to tear down the outdated school completely and build it from the ground up for the health and safety of the people in the school.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. Mold, drafty windows, and even snow creeping inside are just some of the issues one Grand Forks tenant is dealing with at The Grove Apartments. And, it’s home for University of North Dakota college student Austin Smith who told us phone calls and emails don’t seem to do the trick when getting management’s attention.
High school is a tough time for any teenager, but the students at Miami Sunset Senior High School seem to have it a little harder.The buildings at Miami Sunset Senior High School are nearly 40 years old.The school is in the running for a grant that would award them $6 million, which would be spent on repairs.
KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — A Piedmont family said they have been coughing for months and they claim they finally know why. Brandi Lineback said she discovered black mold in the closet of her apartment at Grosvenor Square Apartments in Kernersville.

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