Post: Oil and formaldahyde mix.
Posted by Sharon on 7/01/10
This is utterly amazing. They are bringing back the
disasterous formaldahyde trailers as housing for the
workers that are addressing the fall out of the oil spill
disaster. Talk about limiting liability via establishing
doubt of proximate cause of illness.
Banned Trailers Return for Latest Gulf Disaster
VENICE, La. — In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, they became
a symbol of the government’s inept response to that
disaster: the 120,000 or so trailers provided by the
Federal Emergency Management Agency to people who had lost
The trailers were discovered to have such high levels of
formaldehyde that the government banned them from ever
being used for long-term housing again.
Some of the trailers, though, are getting a second life
amid the latest disaster here — as living quarters for
workers involved with the cleanup of the oil spill.
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