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Housing / Defective Drywall #953398

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 23, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Consumer Products Safety Commission findings of pipe & wire corrosion linked to Chinese-made drywall noted.

(New York: Armen Keteyian) Problems with American-made drywall as well examined; scenes shown of drywall problems; details given about cases, including lawsuits, involving US-made material & about how drywall is made. [Florida homeowner Jill SWIDLER†, Senator Mark WARNER†, two HOMEOWNERS, South Dakota homeowner Brandon GADES††- comment on the home problem.] [Four Congress MEMBERS - blame China.] [Consumer Products Safety Commission chairman Inez TENENBAUM†- talks about the need to look at all drywall.] The CBS News drywall study done at the University of Florida outlined. [University of Florida professor Tim TOWNSEND††- outlines the study findings of sulfur gases emitted by drywall products from China & the US.] [National Gypsum communications director Nancy SPURLOCK††- defends the drywall.] A statement from Georgia-Pacific about customer complaints & their products quoted.

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
Keteyian, Armen
Duration:
00:04:50

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