Addressing environmental health issues

Luz Claudio, Anjali Garg, Philip J. Landrigan

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This chapter addresses environmental health issues related to the World Trade Center disaster, including asbestos, lead, particulate matter, polychlorinated biphenyls, and other hazards at the World Trade Center site. It describes specific hazards to workers and to children. It also addresses future needs, including follow-up assessment of those rescue and recovery workers, residents of lower Manhattan, and others exposed to this disaster.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTerrorism and Public Health
Subtitle of host publicationA Balanced Approach to Strengthening Systems and Protecting People
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780199864409
ISBN (Print)9780195325256
StatePublished - 1 Sep 2009


  • 9/11
  • Air contamination
  • Asbestos
  • Children
  • Lead
  • Particulate matter
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls
  • Terrorism
  • Workers
  • World trade center


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