Category Archives: Environmental Hazards

Environmental hazards such as mold and lead paint.

EPA Wants Comments on Lead-Based Paint Exposure

Feedback and Comments Wanted

The EPA is seeking public comment on “Approach for Estimating Exposures and Incremental Health Effects from Lead Due to Renovation Repair and Painting Activities in Public and Commercial Buildings” (or Approach). They want to try to determine the public health risks of exposure to lead as the result of renovation, repair and painting activities.

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Are Landlords Obligated to Disclose Contaminated Property?

Hazardous Waste Clean-Up. Landlords may need to report toxins found in their units.

With the television series, Breaking Bad, we have learned that meth labs can be set up virtually anywhere, anytime, by anyone, but are most commonly found in rentals. The question is, once discovered and cleaned up properly, does a landlord need to disclose to new renters or property buyers that a meth lab or other […]

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Bed Bugs – Facts Everyone Should Know

Since bed bugs are becoming more and more prevalent, we thought it wise to include information about bed bugs. Bed Bugs – The Fast Facts: bed bugs have been around since ancient times. bed bugs are not the result of cleanliness or socioeconomic status. bed bugs are becoming immune to chemical pesticides. bed bugs are […]

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Ten Things You Should Know About Mold

Ten Things You Should Know About Mold.

Information Presented by The EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)   Potential health effects and symptoms associated with mold exposures include allergic reactions, asthma, and other respiratory complaints. There is no practical way to eliminate all mold and mold spores in the indoor environment; the way to control indoor mold growth is to control moisture.

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