Mold in the News: Issue 6

Mold in the News: Issue 6
At Got Mold? our goal is to keep our followers aware of mold 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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Grime and punishment: deluge victims still bailing out battered homes: There is a line scarring almost every building, post and fence along the northern and western outskirts of Bangkok. Brown, filthy and marinated in mould _ it jumps across highways and canals, staining walls, poles, pillars and fences, stretching across 30 of the capital’s districts. It is the water mark of last year’s floods, and often the only physical reminder of the fears continuing to reverberate throughout affected communities.
Tyrrell tackles the tough cleanups: Mold, meth, crime, trash and death is not exactly the motto for Triage BioClean Services, but it explains what kind of cleanup situations the company will handle. Bill Tyrrell started the business in January 2008 after witnessing a cleanup process at his place of employment. The Chicago native spent 19 years with FedEx, and the last 15 years managing the Mount Pleasant location. Tyrrell managed 28 people and 20 vans as the local FedEx made residential deliveries.
Bill tackles continuing mold issue: The start of Colleen McTeague’s final fall semester at West Virginia University didn’t go according to plan. When McTeague, a senior speech pathology and audiology major at WVU, arrived back at her McLane Avenue apartment in August, she and her two roommates were shocked to discover some kind of mold or mildew covering their belongings. “It was white on the back of our closet doors, our stuff was kind of green. It was just covering everything.
Report details mold problems at Edgewater Elementary: After multiple complaints about health concerns at Edgewater Elementary School, a contractor’s report has concluded that steam leaks and broken roof drain pipes caused the dampness and mold in the school But the school — whose condition has been the subject of parent protests — is not unsafe, according to Building Dynamics LLC, the Virginia firm that surveyed the structure.
Agape Center, Experts Help with Mold Removal: Many people in Columbia County continue to deal with damage from the September flood. One of the biggest problems for a homeowner in Orangeville is mold. Amber Johnson has what environmental experts call severe mold problems in her basement and in the adjoining apartment where her elderly father-in- law lives. With help from The Agape Center in Bloomsburg and a mold removal company, Johnson and her family are getting the help they need.