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EPA to scrutinize dust regs amid World Trade Center concerns

Robin Bravender, Greenwire, Environment & Energy Publishing U.S. EPA has agreed to consider clamping down on corrosive dust after watchdogs complained that the current standards failed to protect rescue workers after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The agency committed to respond to those complaints by March 2016 with a tentative decision about whether or not to […]

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FDNY Captain John Graziano remembered for his bravery and selflessness

Mira Wassef, Staten Island Advance STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — An Eltingville firefighter had dreams of being a rock star, but when hitting it big didn’t happen, he went on to find his true passion in life. Capt. John Graziano of Ladder 78 in New Brighton was a talented guitarist who left college to tour the […]

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Possible expiration of Zadroga Act may leave heroes of 9/11 without medical coverage

Cecilia Dowd FIOS 1 Long Island For the video report, please click here.The law provides treatment and compensation for first responders, but it’s set to expire at the end of 2015.

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