Re: Oil and formaldahyde mix.
Posted by Rem Dude on 7/01/10
Wow, regurgitation of the old deadly toxic FEMA trailer
hype. Fact is, most have outgassed all the formaldehyde at
this point. But if anyone is really concerned, simply open
the door for 2 minutes a day to mitigate VOC levels.
What is more alarming is the BTEX exposure of works in the
area... including the indoor environment of the trailers.
That’s going to be THE story moving forward.
On 7/01/10, Sharon wrote:
> 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
> 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
> their homes.
> 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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