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/ :
June 13, 2018 — Post-Star — BLOG: Another good officer taken too soon
It’s been a tough few years for the local law enforcement community, as several well-known and well-liked officers died way too early….
June 12, 2018 — Buffalo News — 11 years after trooper’s death, Lockport widow seeking 9/11 compensation
Trooper Lawrence W. Lakeman was among as many as 4,000 members of the New York State Police who were sent to Lower Manhattan in the wake of the al-Qaida attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.
June 11, 2018 — officer.com — Retired New York Trooper Dies From Exposure to Ground Zero Fumes
Retired New York State Police Sgt. Charles Salaway died Saturday from cancer caused by exposure to the noxious fumes from the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
June 10, 2018 — WABC — Plaque honors FDNY’s Ray Pfeifer, who fought for 9/11 benefits
Ray Pfeifer of the FDNY spent decades as a firefighter, then six months at the World Trade Center. He was diagnosed with a 9/11 related cancer.
June 6, 2018 — Sun — The 9/11 cancer that’s already killed 2,000 heroes – and the death toll is set to overtake those that died on the day
After the dust settled at Ground Zero, thousands of those first on the scene were left facing an even more terrifying prospect – hideous cancers, caused by the toxic fumes breathed in on the day
June 6, 2018 — NY Law Journal — 2nd Circuit Revives 9/11 Workers’ Suit Against Battery Park City Authority
The appellate panel found the New York Court of Appeals’ response to certified questions showed the Lower Manhattan authority had no ability to sue on state constitutional grounds.
June 6, 2018 — NBC CT — Funeral Services Announced for Connecticut State Trooper Who Responded on 9/11
Connecticut State Police have announced funeral arrangements for Trooper First Class Walter Greene, who passed away following a battle with cancer as a result of his response…
June 6, 2018 — Reuters — U.S. appeals court revives 9/11 workers’ debris exposure claims
A federal appeals court on Wednesday revived claims against New York’s Battery Park City Authority by 18 workers who became ill after cleaning up debris at the World Trade Center site…
June 3, 2018 — Newsday — A fitting tribute for those who worked on Ground Zero pile
Worn, but not beaten. That’s the fitting description the National September 11 Memorial & Museum provided for the large stones that will point toward the sky and mark a new pathway at the World Trade Center…
June 1, 2018 — AJC — FBI director Christopher Wray speaks at agent’s funeral in North Fulton
FBI Director Christopher Wray was among the mourners who said a heartfelt goodbye Friday morning to Special Agent in Charge David J. LeValley.
May 31, 2018 — Hartford Courant — First Responder/State Trooper Walter Greene Dies Of 9/11-Related Cancer
State Police Trooper First Class Walter Greene — who contracted cancer after serving as a first responder in wake of the terror attacks on 9/11 — died Thursday after a lengthy battle with the disease.
May 31, 2018 — National September 11 Memorial Museum — Rescue and Recovery Workers Honored in Special Ceremony at 9/11 Memorial Museum
Members of the 9/11 community gathered at the 9/11 Memorial Museum Wednesday night to mark the 16th anniversary of the completion of the rescue and recovery efforts at Ground Zero.
May 31, 2018 — amny — Fitting tribute to these victims of 9/11
Survivors and first responders who are sick or have died from terror attack-related illnesses deserve this honor.
May 30, 2018 — Miami Herald — Doctor was paid to treat 9/11 firefighters. He vacationed abroad and stole $160,000, cops say
His travel records laid out the situation clearly: A 59-year-old New Jersey doctor was out of the country vacationing for at least 34 days over the last several years, according to federal prosecutors.
May 30, 2018 — Department of Justice — Doctor Employed by FDNY at World Trade Center Monitoring Clinics Charged with Stealing $156,757 in Unearned Salary
Defendant Was Paid for 220 Days He Falsely Claimed to be at Work Treating Patients