Sen. Asks CPSC Head To Resign Over Tainted Drywall

Law360, New York (April 15, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., has called for the resignation of the head of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, criticizing the agency for its apparent lack of action over reports of Chinese-made tainted drywall installed in U.S. homes.

In a letter addressed to President Obama on April 8, the senator targeted Acting Chairwoman Nancy Nord for failing to act to halt the import of the drywall, which a growing number of residents say emits a sulfur smell and causes electrical problems.

Nelson asked Obama to remove...
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