The Smell of Vomit

The recent concerns and complaints over the natural gas storage well leak in the Porter Ranch area of Los Angeles has been a big news story. However, most if not all of the symptoms that people reported don’t match the known symptoms of exposure to the chemicals...

When Quality Counts…Choose Gold for Mold!

Who is Your Mold Inspector?  Did you know that many mold inspectors don’t have any formal education and merely attend a three day course to become a “Certified Mold Inspector”?  There are currently NO State of California licenses or registration requirements for mold...

Mold Fact Sheet

 Topics Covered (Click to jump on the topic on Mold Fact) What is Mold? Is the Presence of Mold in My Environment Unhealthy? What About Toxic Mold? Mold, Property Values, and Liability I Have Water Damage.  Will Mold Grow Immediately? If the Mold is Old or Killed with...

Get the Lead Out! – Part 2

Lead Crimes In my last article, I talked about lead hazards including some of the health effects from lead overexposure.  In this issue, I’ll discuss the “crime;” that is, some notable recent legal happenings in the world of environmental lead. EPA Enforcement...