FEMA's Trailer Headaches Continue To Grow

Law360 (January 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Already under attack for allegedly exposing Hurricane Katrina victims to dangerous levels of formaldehyde in trailers, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is now fighting rumors that the government-issued trailers are plagued by toxic mold as well.

On Thursday, the Mississippi Press reported on its Web site that residents of FEMA trailers have been complaining about the growth of black mold, a toxin that is believed to cause memory loss and lung problems.

Some residents have purportedly been fighting the mold problem since first moving into the...
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