POLITICS
06/15/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

How Senator Vitter Battled The EPA Over Formaldehyde's Link To Cancer

Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) has pushed the EPA to slow its process of updating its already-20-years-old health assessment of formaldehyde. After Hurricane Katrina, thousands of his state's residents claimed they suffered respiratory problems after being housed in government trailers contaminated with formaldehyde.

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