Nancy Nord, the acting chairwoman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, will be stepping down from her leadership of the CPSC, reports Aaron Kessler of the (Sarasota, FL) Herald-Tribune.Â Nord, a former Eastman Kodak Co. lobbyist who has come under fire over the CPSCâ€™s response to defective Chinese drywall and other consumer issues, says she plans to stay on as a member of the Commission until her term expires in 2012.
CPSC chairwoman steps down amid criticism over handling of Chinese drywall
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