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    Re: Another Mold Settlement

    Posted by Mike B. on 11/23/07

    Wow, you're actually trying to impress us by pointing out that
    Oakland is in Alameda County. From what source material did you
    copy the rest of your blabber that is wholly-unrelated to the
    article I posted?

    You're a trip.

    On 11/22/07, ff wrote:
    > Alameda County, I always take note of this. It was one of
    > the areas in the US where problems with systemic fungicides
    > surfaced early on, to a degree that could not be ignored.
    > Application there is prohibited on the label, and has been
    > for decades.
    > It is my position that documentation pointing out that
    > fungal resistance was merely an academic concept prior to
    > the introduction of systemic anti-fungal compounds in the
    > 70's, sheds light on the question so many ask today - "what
    > changed".
    > The emerging patterns of resistance, and a shift to
    > dominance by toxin-producing species, coincides with the
    > increase in IAQ/Toxic Mold problems today.
    > ff
    > On 11/19/07, Mike B. wrote:
    >> What are ya'll doing wrong with your litigation?
    >> Apartment Mold
    >> Oakland, CA: (Nov-18-07) Twelve immigrant families who
    >> lived in a dilapidated, unheated, mold and cockroach
    >> infested apartment, brought charges against their
    > landlord,
    >> Roosevelt Owyang, accusing him of not providing a
    > habitable
    >> dwelling at the complex. The suit also alleged breach of
    >> contract. The former tenants stated that rain water leaked
    >> into their apartments from windows and ceilings so the
    >> apartments were constantly damp and mold was thick.
    >> Cockroaches were everywhere, and stairway railings and
    >> floorboards were often broken. Several plaintiffs claimed
    >> that they developed asthma along with the 39 former and
    >> current residents who are party to the suit. Several
    > others
    >> claimed that they suffered from chronic sinusitis and
    > upper-
    >> respiratory problems as a result of staying at the
    >> apartment. The complaint was filed in state Superior Court
    >> in Alameda County. As part of a settlement reached, the
    >> twelve immigrant families received a $1.3 million payout,
    >> resolving the lawsuit. [INSIDE BAY AREA: APARTMENT MOLD]

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