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May 24, 2009

9/11 Commission Documents Related to EPA Investigation (last updated 26 June 2009)

Filed under: 911 Environmental Impact,Document Collection — kevinfenton @ 9:33 am
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This post lists documents related to the 9/11 Commission’s investigation of false statements made by the Environmental Protection Agency about the air quality in New York after the attacks. The documents have been posted at the History Commons site at Scribd. I am reading through them gradually and highlighting interesting information. This post will be updated if and when I find new information about this topic.

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Zelikow Weighs In; Says Reply to Question about Sitting on Memo was Actually about Something Else

Filed under: Complete 911 Timeline,Document Collection — kevinfenton @ 1:29 am

Following my post a couple of days ago about 9/11 Commission Executive Director Philip Zelikow and a false statement he made to author Philip Shenon about his lack of knowledge about a dispute on the commission, a person representing himself to be Zelikow has posted a comment on the blog. The comment says that I misinterpreted his statement to Shenon and that it was about events different to the ones I thought it was. Unsurprisingly, I don’t buy it. I gave Zelikow’s words their natural meaning in the context, interpreting them as a direct reply to the question Shenon had just asked. Zelikow, however, gets full marks for novelty of approach.

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