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Who Is To Blame For Ground Zero Redevelopment Delays?

New Yorkers are not quite sure who is reponsible for the delayed redevelopment of Ground Zero.

"The rebuilding process has been mired in legal battles, political squabbles and backroom deal-making between private developer Larry Silverstein, who holds a 99-year lease on the property, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which owns the site.

Asked to choose who was at fault for the slow pace of rebuilding -- Pataki, Bloomberg or either of the two key city-state agencies overseeing the process -- 41% of the 1,463 registered voters polled by Blum & Weprin Associates said they didn't know."

Full Story: Weighing Blame in Ground Zero Delays

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