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Neighbors say this white house in Neponsit, Queens, is filled with mold that is making them sick. (Credit: CBS 2)

Queens Neighbors: Mold From Abandoned Sandy-Damaged Home Is Making Us Sick

Some Queens residents say a house damaged by Superstorm Sandy and then left abandoned is posing a health hazard in their neighborhood.

06/12/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: It’s Time To Bust Some Common Allergy Myths

The trees are green, the flowers are blooming and your allergies are likely flaring up. Sadly, going inside may not be a relief.

05/15/2014

Mold Remediation (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Agrees To Remove Mold, Fix Leaks In Public Housing More Quickly

The settlement requires the city Housing Authority to remove the mold and fix leaks, insulate pipes and deal with other moisture issues. It covers all of the authority’s 400,000 tenants.

12/17/2013

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University Of New Haven Working On Marijuana Profiling Test

The University of New Haven is developing a new process for identifying mold, bacteria and other contaminants in marijuana by using DNA profiling and analysis.

12/01/2013

Dylan Clay dons a HazMat suit to walk through her Freeport, L.I. home (Credit CBS 2)

A Year After Sandy L.I. Home Remains Plagued By Mold

One homeowner thought that she had won the war on mold in her damaged home, but as CBS 2’s John Slattery reported, she may be losing the battle.

10/03/2013

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At Least 89 People Report Getting Sick After Eating Chobani Yogurt

At least 89 people have reported getting sick after eating Chobani Greek yogurt manufactured in Idaho, but no link to the product has been confirmed.

09/10/2013

Rep. Michael Grimm in mold-infested home in New Dorp Beach, Staten Island July 1, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Rep. Grimm Wants City To Declare Mold-Infested Homes Public Health Hazards

Neighbors said the city’s program to help take care of mold following superstorm Sandy should expand to homes where the owners have not returned.

07/01/2013

Post-Superstorm Sandy Allergies

Aftermath Of Hurricane Sandy Making For Dreadful Allergy Season

Six months after Superstorm Sandy, an unwelcome development is set to make the months to come miserable for allergy sufferers.

04/29/2013

The Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation hosts a brunch for Sandy victims (credit: Tunnel to Towers Foundation)

Siller Foundation Now Doing Mold Remediation Six Months After Sandy

Hurricane relief wasn’t the original goal for a foundation founded in the wake of 9/11. But just as things changed on 9/11, life shifted gears once again last October for Frank Siller, chairman of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation.

04/29/2013

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Experts Warn Allergy Season Could Be Worse Due To Superstorm Sandy

There could be a one-two punch this allergy season. That’s because the normal springtime allergies could be coupled with mold hidden behind the walls of homes flooded by Sandy.

04/07/2013

Debris from superstorm Sandy in Long Beach, N.Y. - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Nassau Comptroller Looks At Whether Contractors Actually Did Sandy Repairs

Contractors were were supposed to cut up trees, install water heaters, and remove mold from homes on Long Island damaged by superstorm Sandy.

04/05/2013

Bronx Building Problems

Bronx Building Residents Furious Over Unlivable Conditions

With walls covered in mold, as well as rats and cockroaches everywhere, people in an apartment building in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx have had enough.

02/19/2013

Christina Salazar's home in Oceanside, Long Island following Sandy - Jan. 11, 2013 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

L.I. Woman Says She’s Being Forced Back Into Her Moldy, Gutted Home

The home isn’t really livable, but one Long Island family hit hard by superstorm Sandy has been forced back into it.

01/11/2013

Mold at Larry Elliot's home in Seaford, N.Y. Jan. 8, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Schumer Pushing For Mold Removal Funding For Sandy-Affected Homeowners

Many flood-damaged homes have now become infested with toxic mold in the months since superstorm Sandy hit.

01/08/2013

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

De Blasio: City Must Do More To Fight Post-Sandy Mold Infestation

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio on Saturday announced a plan to fight the proliferation of mold in homes and businesses that sustained flooding during Superstorm Sandy.

12/22/2012

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