Safety advocate group NYCOSH warns of mold in Sandy-struck homes

Long Islanders whose homes were flooded during Sandy

Long Islanders whose homes were flooded during Sandy could be dealing with a silent after-effect: mold. (August 11, 2014 6:03 PM)

Long Islanders whose homes were flooded during Sandy could be dealing with a silent after-effect: mold.

The New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health, an independent safety group, warns that mold is still a big problem in many homes affected by the 2012 storm.

Many people just use bleach to get rid of mold, but NYCOSH says that won't work on porous surfaces like wood and...

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