FEMA Trailer Complaints

Witnesses testified about problems with high formaldehyde levels in the travel trailers and manufactured homes provided to Gulf Coast… read more

Witnesses testified about problems with high formaldehyde levels in the travel trailers and manufactured homes provided to Gulf Coast hurricane victims by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Testimony about the possible safety problem and FEMA’s response was heard from residents of FEMA trailers, health experts, and FEMA Administrator Paulison. Formaldehyde is a chemical used in building materials that can be carcinogenic if inhaled at certain levels.

Dr. Scott Needle, who evacuated from Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, is the author of Disaster Preparedness Plan for Pediatricians, published by the Mississippi Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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FEMA Trailer Complaints

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Program ID:
200032-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 20, 2007
Last Aired:
Jul 21, 2007

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  • Jul 20, 2007 | 2:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 20, 2007 | 11:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 21, 2007 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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