If you’re thinking of growing your own fruits and vegetables this year, use this blog to read up on contaminants that could be in your soil. No matter how carefully you choose your seeds or tend your sprouts, if there are things like lead or arsenic in the dirt, you could be growing a crop of trouble.
Lesson 1: When Rebuilding, Save Money and Protect Your Health by Avoiding These Seven Common Mistakes
As people are scrambling to clean up the heavy damage from the most recent Nor'easter and now Quinn, experts warn it is dangerous to rebuild too quickly. Their advice is to remember how hasty repairs after Superstorm Sandy created hazardous environmental conditions, and subsequently required costly re-dos.
"During Sandy, many homes and businesses were damaged by falling trees and massive flooding," says Robert Weitz, a certified microbial investigator and founder of RTK Environmental Group. "This led.