Florida Chinese Drywall Symposium Scheduled

A Chinese drywall symposium has been scheduled for next Thursday and Friday in Tampa. The Technical Symposium on Corrosive Imported Drywall will be sponsored by the state of Florida. According to the Associated Press, officials from the Consumer Product Safety Commission will join others from the Centers for Disease Control to discuss the Chinese drywall problem as well as possible solutions. A state toxicologist, David Krause will also give several presentations on waste disposal, fire hazards, techniques to test the drywall as well as a presentation on analyses of chemicals released by the contaminated drywall.