Archive of News (2015)

People Are Still Dying From Cancer Likely Linked to 9/11

The death this week of the iconic 9/11 “dust lady” has again shed light on the thousands of cancer cases some believe are linked to the 2001 terrorist attack.

Marcy Borders, ‘Dust Lady’ Who Survived 9/11, Dies at 42

Marcy Borders, who became known as the “dust lady” from a defining picture of her covered in ash and grime on Sept. 11, 2001, died on Monday. She was 42.

9/11 ‘Dust Lady’ Marcy Borders, featured in a haunting photo, has died of cancer

When the World Trade Center’s South Tower collapsed, just before 10 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, photographer Stan Honda was in lower Manhattan, taking pictures of the incomprehensible scene.

9/11 ‘Dust Lady’ succumbs to cancer

The dust-covered 9/11 survivor whose haunting image became an emblem of the tragedy has died after a yearlong battle with stomach cancer, her family said.

Paul Lioy, Scientist Who Analyzed 9/11 Dust and Its Health Effects, Dies at 68

Paul J. Lioy, an environmental scientist widely known for his analysis of the dust spawned by the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and for his studies of its health effects over time…

Embattled 9/11 lawyer facing $1M fine over unauthorized spending

The receiver overseeing the beleaguered 9/11 law firm Napoli Bern is so fed up with partner Paul Napoli’s conduct he is seeking to fine him up to $1 million and have him thrown in jail.

Deputy Marshal Dies of Cancer Linked to World Trade Center

A deputy U.S. marshal has died of cancer linked to the 2001 World Trade Center response.

9/11 law firm accused of price-gouging sick Ground Zero workers

A 9/11 law firm tried to take $866,414 in what a judge found “unreasonable” and improper expenses from money meant for sick Ground Zero responders, records show.

Sick Ground Zero workers awarded $53 million

More than 80 unionized cleanup workers who got sick from toxic dust they inhaled as they worked near Ground Zero in the aftermath of 9/11 have won a $53.8 million settlement, according to court papers made public Wednesday.

Judge awards $53.8m settlements in World Trade Center cleanup

A federal judge has approved $53.8 million in settlements for 82 unionized cleanup workers who claimed they were made ill by exposure to toxic dust near the World Trade Center site, court papers showed