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The Uphill Battle To Better Regulate Formaldehyde

05/04/2015 08:12 am ET | Updated May 04, 2015
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WASHINGTON — A decade after emergency trailers meant to shelter Hurricane Katrina victims instead caused burning eyes, sore throats and other more serious ailments, the Environmental Protection Agency is on the verge of regulating the culprit: formaldehyde, a chemical that can be found in commonplace things like clothes and furniture.

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