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Nadler Presses City Hall to Release Documents from 2001 about City Hall’s Awareness of Ground Zero Health Risks

The push by Mr. Nadler and Ms. Maloney has garnered support from local activists who focus on the continuing health impacts of the 2001 terrorist attacks.

Cancer cases linger over 9/11 anniversary

As the 18th anniversary of the attacks approaches, New York continues to count the number of people who have developed cancer or other serious illnesses.

Reps. Maloney, Nadler Call on Mayor Adams to Disclose City Records on Governmental Knowledge of the Scope of the Health Threats to 9/11 Responders and Survivors

Congressmembers Carolyn B. Maloney and Jerrold Nadler asked Mayor Adams to release “any documents related to 9/11 from the period of September 11, 2001 through the spring of 2002.”

N.Y. lawmakers ask NYC Mayor Adams for help in getting answers about Ground Zero toxins

The city had never given a full accounting of what the mayor and his team knew about the situation, and when they knew it, the lawmakers say.

Rutgers-Led Effort Is Close to Getting Uterine Cancer Covered by WTC Health Program

The public now has 45 days to comment before the provision becomes final.

World Trade Center dust induces nasal and neurological tissue injury while propagating reduced olfaction capabilities and increased anxiety behaviors

This study was designed to test if WTC particle-induced nasal and neurologic tissue injury may result in unforeseen functional and behavioral outcomes.

Untrained Disaster Responders Are More Prone to Suicide Years After World Trade Center Attack

Researchers found 12.5 percent of nontraditional workers have expressed suicidal ideation in the years after their work at Ground Zero, compared with 2.2 percent of police, firefighters and EMTs.

Another 35 names added to NYPD memorial wall in somber ceremony

Bronze plaques bearing the names of NYPD officers who died in the line of duty were unveiled in the lobby of Police Headquarters in lower Manhattan Tuesday morning.

Interim September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) Special Master Appointed Following Departure of Rupa Bhattacharyya

The Justice Department announced today the appointment of August E. Flentje as the interim Special Master of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF).

State lawmakers join 9/11 compensation fight for NYPD first responder’s widow

In a letter to Mayor Adams this week, more than a dozen state senators asked the city to drop its appeal.