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New York Senator Pitches Mold Relief in Sandy Aid Bill

New York Sen. Charles Schumer, D- N.Y., says the second part of the Sandy relief aid package includes as much as $1 billion to help homeowners deal with mold remediation.Schumer estimates as many as 300,000 homes in New York alone …

Cold, Mold Loom as Hazards in Sandy Disaster Zones

A month after Sandy’s floodwaters swept up his block, punched a hole in his foundation and drowned his furnace, John Frawley still has no electricity or heat in his dilapidated home on the Rockaway seashore in Queens, New York. The …

Vermont Woman Loses Health, Home to Post-Irene Mold

A Vermont woman says she’s been forced from her home by mold that Tropical Storm Irene left behind, and she’s had trouble getting help for the problem. Thirty-nine-year-old Chandar Hall of Northfield says she’s been suffering migraines, exhaustion, convulsions, kidney …

Be on Lookout for Mold Damage After Storms, Maryland Regulator Advises

Damages from recent strong storms in the mid-Atlantic states could lead to even more damage down the road, with moisture and heat contributing to the growth of mold in homes and other buildings, according to insurance regulators.Maryland Insurance Commissioner Therese …