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Post-Katrina Struggles Continue in the Lower Ninth Ward and Parts of West Bank New Orleans

Susan Buchanan | Posted 08.14.2015 | Business
Susan Buchanan

In the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans, Rev. Charles Duplessis of Mount Nebo Bible Baptist Church says an estimate that less than half of that area's pre-Katrina population has returned looks accurate.

U.S. Families Get Help With Pilot Program For Chinese Drywall Remediation

Robin Wilson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robin Wilson

With over 20 million drywall sheets entering the U.S., it is believed that over 42 states, as well as Puerto Rico and American Samoa, were affected by off-gassing of Chinese drywall.

Jury Awards Florida Couple $2.4 Million In Damages For Poison Chinese-Made Drywall

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MIAMI — A Florida couple who fled their dream home because of foul-smelling, ruinous Chinese drywall was awarded $2.4 million in damages Friday ...

Green News Report -- April 13, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Are we gonna ...

Chinese-Made Drywall Ruling

AP | CAIN BURDEAU and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — A New Orleans federal judge on Thursday awarded seven Virginia families $2.6 million in damages for homes ruined by sulfur-emittin...

Chinese-Made Drywall Destroys, Poisons Homes: Now Who Pays?

AP | CAIN BURDEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — Thousands of U.S. homes tainted by Chinese drywall should be gutted, according to new guidelines released Friday by the Consumer P...

America Wakes Up to the Importance of Liability and the Stupidity of "Caps"

Joanne Doroshow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joanne Doroshow

Teachable moments can come almost anytime, from anywhere. The recent history of corporate and professional breakdowns and mess-ups should provide a n...

Foreign Manufacturers Thumb Their Nose at U.S. Legal System

Anthony Tarricone | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anthony Tarricone

Without new legislation, foreign manufacturers will be able to sell their goods in our country without following the same rules U.S. companies do, hurting consumers and our economy.

Chinese Drywall Leads To Corrosion

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The federal government said Monday that it has found a "strong association" between problematic imported Chinese drywall...

Insurers Drop Drywall Victims

Wall Street Journal | M.P. McQueen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

At least two home insurers in Florida have begun dropping policyholders who filed claims for property damage linked to drywall imported from China. D...

Beware the Drywall

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

Believe it or not, a limited number of homes, mostly built between 2004 and 2006, seem to have walls that give off poisonous fumes.

EPA Finds Hazardous Material In Imported Drywall In US Homes

AP | CAIN BURDEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — The Environmental Protection Agency has found sulfur and other materials in a small sampling of Chinese-made drywall, which some o...

Chinese Drywall and the Cost of Truth-Telling

Harry Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Shearer

As if Formosan termites weren't bad enough (they devour everything, not just wood), now New Orleans is coming to grips with its latest visitor: defective drywall.

Chinese Drywall Could Be Poisoning American Homes

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

New homeowners in Florida complained of a strange smell, which officials now believe to be coming from high sulfur content in Chinese drywall. Now it ...