LPG inspectors query FEMA's trailer sell-off

03/19/2010 | Bloomberg Businessweek

Louisiana liquefied petroleum gas inspectors are calling for the Federal Emergency Management Agency to rethink plans to sell off hundreds of thousands of trailers and mobile homes used to house displaced Hurricane Katrina victims. Some trailers are known to have issues with their propane systems, and many units are being sold without adequate testing, said a member of the state's LP Gas Commission. "If someone didn't know and they turned it on, you have a massive gas leak that could end up an explosion," he warned.

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