Air At Ground Zero Called 'Brutal'

In the two years since the attack, thousands of New Yorkers have contacted the World Trade Center health registry, reporting cases of persistent coughs, wheezing, shortness of breath and sinus inflammation.
September 11, 2003, 10am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"The site was hot for months. The metals burned into fine particles. They rose in a plume and moved over people's heads on most days. There were at least eight days when the plume was pushed down into the city. Then people tasted it, smelled it and saw it. But people who worked in the pile were getting it every day."

Thanks to Michael Dudley

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Published on Wednesday, September 10, 2003 in The San Francisco Chronicle
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