According to a new study by the World Trade Center Health Program, cancer rates among World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers are 15% higher than the general population.
First responders will not be invited to this year’s 9/11 ceremony at Ground Zero. That’s the word from city officials who say there isn’t enough room for the tens of thousands of firefighters, police and other rescue workers. According to a report by the Daily News, security issues and making sure that all of the victims’ families will be able to participate in the 10th anniversary of 9/11, contributed to first responders not being invited to the ceremony.
Scott Ford is one of the editors of 9/11 Truth News and has designed websites for Cindy Sheehan’s Peace of the Action, Sibel Edmond’s Boiling Frogs Post and Visibility 9-11. Jon Gold interviewed Scott at Ground Zero in New York City on July 30, 2011.
US President Barack Obama signed a benefits bill on Sunday that will help police, firefighters and other emergency workers who became ill after working in the area around the World Trade Center towers that collapsed on 9/11. The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, which amends the Public Health Service Act to provide extra medical and other benefits to first-responders at the site of the Sept. 11 attacks, was one of the last measures Congress passed before adjourning in December.
A bill that would cover health care expenses incurred by thousands of first responders, clean-up workers and residents in the September 11 attacks and clean-up at the World Trade Center site is expected to come up for a vote in the House Wednesday. The 9/11 Health and Compensation Act was first introduced in Congress in […]
WASHINGTON – Anger boiled over a risky plan to pass 9/11 legislation on Wednesday, with Republicans accusing Democrats of cowardice and Democrats crying politics. Democrats will try to pass the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act today – but they’re using a special rule that requires a two-thirds vote to pass. They say they need […]