Archive of News (2017)
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Sixteen years after 9/11, city officials have rejected close to 40 percent of the World Trade Center notice-of-participation claims filed by city workers hoping to document that they participated in the response-and-recovery effort…
For years we vowed “to never forget” our 9/11 first responders and yet, more than sixteen years later, there’s some strong circumstantial evidence that’s just what has happened.
First responders to the 9/11 World Trade Center disaster, Stony Brook Medicine staff and community members gathered on November 28 for the grand opening of the new World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program Long Island Clinical Center of Excellence…
Soon after the 9/11 attacks, survivors returned to downtown Manhattan. The air didn’t look right, it didn’t smell right, and it didn’t feel right, but the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said it was safe.
Sal Turturici was an EMT on September 11th, 2001.
The disclosure that the city and state retirement systems are rejecting more 9/11 disability claims than they are approving has the top doctor with the World Trade Center Health Program concerned about the stress placed on his patients who…
Labor Department denies ex-OSHA inspector workers’ compensation as other agencies accept his 9/11 illness
A former inspector for the federal government now diagnosed with a terminal 9/11 illness is battling with the Labor Department for his workers’ compensation benefit.
The Stony Brook WTC Wellness Program celebrated the opening of a new one-stop clinic for Sept. 11 first responders on Tuesday.
At issue in a town’s dispute with a firefighter over a 9/11-linked workers’; compensation claim is who would be responsible for medical payments, Firehouse.com reports.
The pictures hanging on his wall show the story of a hero.