Did The EPA Mislead The Public About Air Quality After 9/11?

A class-action lawsuit accuses the EPA of 'prematurely announcing that it was safe to return' to buildings around the WTC site.
March 15, 2004, 1pm PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"The 113-page lawsuit, which was filed in Manhattan Federal Court on March 10, alleges that residents, workers and students were allowed to return to the area before proper testing and cleaning had been completed. It also accuses the agency of using inadequate asbestos testing measures, distributing ineffective—and in some cases, harmful—self-cleaning instructions to residents, and failing to provide professional cleaning for contaminated offices and residences."

Thanks to Diane Dreyfus

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Published on Saturday, March 13, 2004 in Newsweek
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