Toxic FEMA Trailers Being Used to House Oil Spill Cleanup Workers in the Gulf

Thursday, July 01, 2010

One of the worst blunders of the government's widely-criticized response to Hurricane Katrina has resurfaced in the Gulf region. Trailers that the Federal Emergency Management Agency provided to victims of the hurricane that were later found to contain dangerous levels of formaldehyde by the Environmental Protection Agency, and subsequently banned by the federal government, are making a comeback. 

Cleanup workers are snapping up the toxic trailers from companies and individuals who have purchased them from government surplus auctions.  Dave Cohen, news director at WWL in New Orleans, joins the program with the latest.


Dave Cohen

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Hsi-Chang Lin

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