9/11 Health and Compensation in the News

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 27, 2017
NY Daily NewsStop stalling on WTC sick: U.S. Labor Department and NYCERS are failing 9/11 victims
Why is the federal labor department at odds with the rest of the U.S. government and universal opinion of the medical and scientific community in recognizing that the airborne toxins released in the destruction of the World Trade Center…

December 26, 2017Pioneer PressSickened by toxic 9/11 dust, poet’s dying wish was to come home to Minnesota
As Holly Anderson, 62, looked out the airplane window Dec. 22 at the sun setting over the Mississippi River, she knew she was home.

December 26, 2017WRVODispute between Utica and its former fire chief goes to court
The city of Utica and its former fire department chief continue to battle in court, and in the public arena, over a dispute about his service in the aftermath of 9/11.

December 20, 2017
Rome SentinelUtica fire chief’s lawsuit dismissed
A lawsuit filed by suspended Utica Fire Chief Russell Brooks against the City of Utica over sick leave benefits has been dismissed by a state Supreme Court judge because the lawsuit was “premature,” according to the judge.

December 19, 2017NCBIAdolescents exposed to the World Trade Center collapse have elevated serum dioxin and furan concentrations more than 12 years later.
The collapse of the World Trade Center (WTC) on September 11, 2001 released a dust cloud containing numerous environmental contaminants, including polychlorinated dibenzo-para-dioxins and polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDD/Fs).

December 15, 2017iHeartRadioSeptember 11th Toxins Still Affecting Community Members
If you lived or worked in the area south of Canal in the months after Sept 11 2001, your health issues, even acid reflux, could be due to the 911 toxins.

December 14, 2017NY Post9/11 first responder kills himself after battle with lung disease
He went from serving as commanding NYPD officer at Ground Zero’s infamous “Pile” to a second career serving pies as owner of the famous Bleecker Street Pizza.

December 14, 2017Detroit Free PressDouglas Greenwood’s death a heartbreaking reminder that 9/11 is forever
I learned what was happening when I saw BREAKING NEWS flash across the television in my office.

December 13, 2017NY Daily NewsNYPD 9/11 hero turned pizzeria owner shoots, kills self near Long Island home
A retired NYPD captain and 9/11 responder who spent his retirement slinging pizza pies in the West Village has taken his own life, sources said Wednesday.

December 11, 2017
ChiefCity Rejections of 9/11 Claims Surprisingly High
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…