Latest World Trade Center site Stories

2014-05-15 12:39:13

NEW YORK, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lend Lease, one of the largest construction management firms in the world, is honored to recognize the completion of the National September 11 Memorial Museum. Lend Lease is proud to have served as the construction manager for the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. The 9/11 Memorial opened on September 11, 2011 in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. Designed by Davis Brody Bond, the Museum will display...

2013-09-11 23:22:17

EarthCam is honoring and remembering the events of September 11, 2001 in a special way with the release of their most recent time-lapse movie. The video highlights the rebirth and continuous progress at the World Trade Center site. New York (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Today, Americans across the country are pausing to reflect and honor all those lost on September 11, 2001. EarthCam is remembering the events of that day by sharing a special commemorative time-lapse movie. The video...

2012-09-10 20:03:38

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks on the World Trade Centers in New York rolls around, the federal government has added fourteen categories of cancer to the list of illnesses linked to the tragic day. Linking the 9/11 terrorist attacks that took place on September 11, 2001 to the list of illnesses brings added coverage to rescue workers and people living near ground zero at the time. The National Institute for...

2012-07-11 23:00:59

New York City lawyer Michael Barasch of Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson says more victims who have developed cancer due to toxic fumes caused by the World Trade Center collapse may now be eligible for compensation from the Zadroga Act Fund. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 Adding 50 types of cancer to the list of diagnoses covered in the Zadroga Act to compensate Ground Zero workers and other victims of the toxic dust generated by the World Trade Center collapse in 2001 is the right...

2011-12-03 11:26:14

The American Journal of Industrial Medicine recently published a study showing that World Trade Center (WTC) responders suffer from asthma at more than twice the rate of the general U.S. population as a result of their exposure to the toxic dust from the collapse of the WTC towers in 2001. Preliminary study results were previously presented in CHEST in 2009. Past studies have documented high rates of asthma symptoms among WTC responders. However, a comparison of these increased rates of...

2011-09-07 13:00:00

New Time-Lapse Allows Viewers to Watch a Decade of Building in Minutes. View Time-Lapse Movie at http://www.earthcam.com/worldtradecenter New York, NY (PRWEB) September 07, 2011 EarthCam, the international webcam technology experts, will today unveil its official 10 year time-lapse video of the construction progress and rebuilding efforts at the World Trade Center in New York City. The video will premiere at this morningâs 11am ET briefing on the World Trade Center Development...

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