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EPA: Formaldehyde can cause cancer

By Jonathan Tilove June 02, 2010 WASHINGTON – The EPA has concluded that formaldehyde is carcinogenic when inhaled by humans. Public concern about the substance grew dramatically in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, when many people living in FEMA trailers … Continue reading

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EPA to release report on effects of formaldehyde

By Jonathan Tilove June 01, 2010  WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency will release on Wednesday its draft assessment of the human health effects of formaldehyde, opening a 90-day public comment period.  The assessment will help EPA and others to … Continue reading

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FEMA trailer safety debated by Congress as public sale continues – “…consensus on the committee seemed to be leaning heavily toward “environmental time bombs,”…

“Unbelievably, these are the same trailers that made thousands of people ill, some severely ill, from exposure to formaldehyde gases and vapors; young children, elderly people and those with serious respiratory conditions, from asthma to bronchitis, inhaled these vapors over … Continue reading

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Dr. Corey Hebert Testifies Before Congress On Safety Of FEMA Trailers – Dr. Hebert has worked tirelessly to inform the public of the dangers of formaldehyde exposure in high concentrations in FEMA issued trailers

WEBWIRE – Sunday, April 25, 2010 NEW ORLEANS, LA – Dr. Corey Hebert, a practicing physician and award winning broadcast journalist will testify before the United States Congress on Wednesday, April 28, 2010. Dr. Hebert will give testimony before the … Continue reading

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