Hazardous Formaldehyde

Tests Show Flooring From Lumber Liquidators Contains Hazardous Levels Of Formaldehyde Chinese-made laminate flooring OAKLAND, Calif., July 23 – In the latest environmental black eye for Lumber Liquidators, independent lab tests show that Chinese-made flooring sold by the chain emits formaldehyde at levels far above the level requiring cancer warnings under California law, according to […]

Louisiana Home Inspectors

Must Report on Mold Louisiana Home Inspectors: A new law in Louisiana will require home inspectors for real estate transactions to inspect for mold and to include their findings in an inspection report. Gov. Bobby Jindal signed the bill into law June 10. The bill (SB 66) changes the state’s minimum standards of practice for […]

New Jersey Gov. Christie Vetoes Mold Bill

On the last day of the New Jersey legislative session, Governor Chris Christie (R) blocked legislation that would have established standards for the inspection and cleanup of mold in residential buildings and school facilities. The measure would also have established a certification program for mold abatement and inspection workers. State Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D) […]