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Jan222011

Settlement Reached in FEMA Trailer Suit

Photo Courtesy - Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) -- The companies that made FEMA mobile homes will pay $2.6 million to people left homeless by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 who sued them over alleged exposure to dangerous levels of toxic formaldehyde.

The settlement affects several thousand people, but it does not involve the claims for residents who lived in smaller FEMA "travel trailers,” which housed the majority of storm victims.

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