The Real Deal Miami

Fed help for drywall woes

May 07, 2009 02:16PM

Inez Moore Tenenbaum, South Carolina’s former school superintendent, was appointed to head an expanded Consumer Product Safety Commission, the federal agency that has been criticized for its response to tainted Chinese drywall used in homes in Florida and other states. President Barack Obama put Tenenbaum forward as a potential replacement for acting chair Nancy Nord, whose response to drywall troubles has been heavily criticized.