Friday, July 20, 2007


Pink Trailer, New Orleans 3/2005 from Fallen Paradise
all reproduction rights reserved Wm. Greiner
“We were not formaldehyde experts,” he said. “We recognize now that we have an issue. We are dealing with it in the best manner we can.”

R. David Paulison FEMA Administrator

It was reported , that the U.S. House of Representatives’ oversight committee on Thursday accused the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of refusing to acknowledge high levels of formaldehyde in trailers it provided to hurricane evacuees on the Gulf Coast. Over 120,000 trailers were provided for evacuees use, and approximately 66,800 are still in use. The Environmental Protection Agency has classified formaldehyde as a probable or known human carcinogen.


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