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In early March, Gov. Charlie Crist entreated Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to conduct initial damage assessments and offer financial assistance for Floridians with property damage and health issues, presumably caused by defective Chinese drywall.

Unfortunately for thousands of Florida homeowners, FEMA balked at the request and referred Crist to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and its partner agencies to “develop a solution for Florida’s citizens.”

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