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9/11 Health and Compensation in the News

January 3, 2019

Below are summaries with url’s to news articles that appeared recently about 9/11 Health and Compensation issues.

An archive of past articles by year, can be found on the 911 Health Watch website at http://www.911healthwatch.org/news/ :

December 30, 2018NY Daily NewsFacing a grim New Year: Nearly 40 die from 9/11 illness in last four months
They survived the most horrific terror attack in our nation’s history — but may not make it through another year.

December 27, 2018WIVB9/11-related cancers killed 15 police officers in 2018
Fifteen police officers died in 2018 from cancers related to the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, according to a new report.

December 27, 2018NCBICord blood perfluoroalkyl substances in mothers exposed to the World Trade Center disaster during pregnancy
Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) may have been released during the collapse of the World Trade Center (WTC) on 9/11.

December 26, 2018NY Daily NewsHonor the heroes: The city and country must do right by 9/11 responders
When, last spring, Mayor de Blasio implored the Legislature to defeat a bill requiring the city to grant unlimited sick time for municipal employees for line-of-duty ailments…

December 24, 2018ChiefCouncil Hearing Shows Tension Among Unions Still Seeking WTC Sick Leave
Two months after District Council 37 and the de Blasio administration reached an agreement on extending unlimited sick time to civilian city workers battling World Trade Center-related illnesses, the deal remains a lightning rod for controversy.

December 21, 2018National September 11 Memorial Museum9/11 Memorial Glade Construction Moves Forward
Over the past few weeks, 9/11 Memorial visitors might have noticed a change on the Memorial plaza.