Category Archives: 9/11 Community

Port Authority dedicates emergency ops center in Jersey City to former official Ernesto L. Butcher

The Jersey Journal  The Port Authority dedicated its Emergency Operations Center in Jersey City  today to its longtime chief operating officer, the late Ernesto L. Butcher, according to a press release. A plaque to honor Butcher’s memory will be placed at the Emergency Operations Center at the Port Authority Technical Center – where agency staff coordinate […]

Posted in 9/11 Community | Comments closed

9/11 Health Study Offers Kids $80 to Get Them to Participate

By Irene Plagianos DNA Info LOWER MANHATTAN — A new 9/11 health study that focuses on young people is looking for volunteers — and is offering $80 to those who agree to participate. NYU Langone Medical Center is researching the long-term cardiovascular, respiratory and mental health effects on those who were young children in the aftermath of […]

Also posted in Health Issues | Comments closed

Port Authority won’t have to pay for 9/11 asbestos cleanup after Supreme Court turns away appeal

By Steve Strunsky NJ Advance Media WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Port Authority will not have to pay 9/11-related environmental cleanup costs for an apartment building near the World Trade Center after the U.S. Supreme Court today refused to hear an appeal by the developer of the building, which was contaminated with asbestos from the twin towers’ collapse, Reuters […]

Posted in 9/11 Community | Comments closed