NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 09, 2008
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(New Orleans: Martin Savidge) House hearings on the toxic trailers that caused health problems for victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita featured; details given of claims that trailer makers knew about high levels of formaldehyde; FEMA statement quoted. [Trailer resident Aralynn ROSS- comments.] [Representative Elijah CUMMINGS- notes the trailers could bring harm.] [Gulf Stream Coach chairman Jim SHEA- says there are no federal standards governing formaldehyde.] [Representative Henry WAXMAN – says FEMA had a duty to protect families and it failed.]
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