FEMA Under Fire Over Hurricane Trailers

Law360, New York (November 9, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency is under attack again after CBS reported that the government has yet to fully investigate claims of dangerous levels of formaldehyde in the trailers issued to victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

Lawmakers criticized the agency last week after rumors swirled that the agency had cautioned its employees to stay out of the trailers while allowing displaced hurricane victims to continue to reside there.

“While the trailers are too unsafe, FEMA says, for brief visits by their own employees for repair...
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