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Last Post 01/26/2011 9:01 PM by  Goldust
$2.6M deal to settle FEMA mobile home claims
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01/26/2011 8:01 PM


    Companies that manufactured mobile homes for the Federal Emergency Management Agency after Hurricane Katrina have agreed to pay $2.6 million to resolve thousands of claims that the shelters exposed Gulf Coast storm victims to potentially dangerous fumes, according to a proposed class-action settlement filed Friday.

    Attorneys for plaintiffs and roughly two dozen mobile home makers and their subsidiaries are asking a federal judge to approve the deal, which would be the second mass settlement of claims over formaldehyde exposure in the government-issued housing units FEMA ordered after the 2005 storms.

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    01/26/2011 9:01 PM

    I guess i was under the assumption that the Formaldahyde was banned quite a while back from being used in Mobile homes and Camper rvs????

    i believe it was used in the paneling.

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