House Dems Raise Stink Over Formaldehyde Report

Law360, New York (January 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A group of House Democrats has accused the Federal Emergency Management Agency of trying to bury scientific evidence regarding the long-term consequences of exposure to formaldehyde, the toxin allegedly found in dangerous levels in the trailers FEMA provided to people left homeless by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

Members of the U.S. House Science and Technology's investigative subcommittee alleged in a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff on Monday that FEMA attempted to influencer the results of a study conducted by a branch of the Centers...
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