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Toxic Cover-Up: Asbestos, Lead, Mercury, Dioxin. World Trade Center Syndrome

StoryJanuary 17, 2002
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Today, we will meet a doctor who has treated a parade of Ground Zero patients … a lawyer working on behalf ofpolice union activists investigating why so many cops are coughing … a parent whose son goes to Stuyvesant HighSchool, blocks from Ground Zero, where kids are suffering nosebleeds and other respiratory problems … organizerswho started a free mobile health unit to treat the hundreds of sick workers … and a woman who was sent to theemergency room twice because of toxins in her apartment. A roundtable discussion.

Guests:

  • Marilena Christodoulou, Head of the Stuyvesant High School Parents Association.
  • Omar Henriquez, Safety and Health Specialist, New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health(NYCOSH)
  • Joel Kupferman, Director, New York Environmental Law and Justice Project.
  • Dr. Stephen Levin, medical director, Mt. Sinai Hospital and the Irving J. Selikoff Center for Occupationaland Environmental Medicine.
  • Joel Shufro, Executive Director, New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH).
  • Wendy Tabb, resident, lower Manhattan, who had to leave her apartment because her symptoms were so severe.She still has not moved back.

Tape:

  • Nora Rosenthal, organizer, Center for the Biology of Natural Systems.

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