fema trailers http://wwno.org en Federal Judge OKs FEMA Trailer Settlement http://wwno.org/post/federal-judge-oks-fema-trailer-settlement <p>A federal judge in New Orleans has signed off on a $37.5 million settlement involving companies that provided trailers to thousands left homeless from Gulf Coast hurricanes seven years ago. Some residents claim the trailers contained chemicals that made them sick. Thu, 27 Sep 2012 22:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 20828 at http://wwno.org FEMA Trailer Litigation Nears End http://wwno.org/post/fema-trailer-litigation-nears-end <p>A deal has been reached to resolve nearly all of the remaining court claims from allegations that government-issued trailers exposed Gulf Coast residents to hazardous fumes after Hurricane Katrina.</p><p>Lead plaintiffs&#39; attorney Gerald Meunier told The Associated Press on Monday that a class-action settlement agreement has been expanded to include several companies that manufactured, installed or refurbished FEMA trailers after the 2005 storm.</p> Tue, 29 May 2012 14:36:00 +0000 The Associated Press 12281 at http://wwno.org Deadline Set For FEMA Trailer Removal http://wwno.org/post/deadline-set-fema-trailer-removal <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d1c4a685c84-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d1c4a685c84-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d1c4a685c84-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-942860.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>The city of New Orleans is giving notice to residents living in FEMA trailers that it's time to move. Eileen Fleming reports the city wants the trailers issued after Hurricane Katrina five years ago to be removed.</p> Fri, 31 Dec 2010 21:29:42 +0000 Eileen Fleming 2697 at http://wwno.org