A senior Environmental Protection Agency chemist who argued that she was removed from her job in retaliation for accusing the agency of underestimating the toxicity of dust at ground zero has been reinstated with back pay by an administrative board.
When President George W. Bush proposed razing Iraq’s Abu Ghraib prison in 2004, this American Army judge declared it a crime scene and forbade its demolition.
Firefighters and cops who raced to the burning World Trade Center towers on Sept. 11, 2001, will watch in one room at a Brooklyn Army post, while 9/11 victims will watch from another. Media, family members and members of the public can watch on three separate screens at Fort Meade in Maryland.
Metropolitan area law schools and the City Bar Justice Center are offering free clinics to help people with health issues from the Sept. 11 attacks file federal compensation claims.
A cold rain splashed into the block-long reflecting pool and washed over the grassy Field of Chairs. But the weather did not seem to discourage several hundred people from making their pilgrimage to a memorial that recognizes both the worst and best in people. It was Sept.
It's not the law yet, but they’re one step closer. A government advisory panel officially recommended March 31 that more than 30 cancers be included under the Zadroga Law, which covers medical care for those exposed to the toxic dust on 9/11.
Last week, a group of health specialists and 9/11 survivor representatives known as the Scientific/Technical Advisory Committee (S.T.A.C.) made a historic recommendation to the federal government to add more than 30 types of cancers to the James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.
In the most intimate and personal sense, in the sense of an ache that cannot be salved, ground zero is not really downtown. It is instead under a big white tent, stretching from East 29th Street to East 30th Street along the Franklin D.