Monday, June 17, 2019

POST 9/11 - First Responders' Long Shadow

"Compensation for 9/11 first responders is running out.  Will Congress act?" PBS NewsHour 6/12/2019


SUMMARY:  It’s been nearly two decades since the terrorist attacks of September 11th, and many first responders continue to suffer dire health consequences from exposure to hazardous materials at the disaster sites.  Meanwhile, Congress still struggles with how to compensate them, as allocated funding runs dry.  Lisa Desjardins talks to Michael McAuliff, a journalist who has covered the story for years.

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