Builder Knew About Tainted Chinese Drywall Two Years Before It Hit The News


Tainted Chinese Drywall Concerns Went Unreported for Two Years – ProPublica

A leading East Coast homebuilder learned four years ago that the Chinese-manufactured drywall it had installed in several Florida homes was emitting foul odors, according to documents obtained by ProPublica and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.

The company, WCI Communities, was so concerned that it started planning to tear out the material and rebuild the houses. But it never disclosed the problem to the bulk of its customers or to government authorities.

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