Press Releases

For Immediate Release: June 8, 2012

Statement from UFA President Steve Cassidy on NIOSH Recommendation to Include Cancers under Zadroga Bill

"We are pleased with Dr. Howard's decision to accept the STAC Committee's recommendation to include cancers. No group suffered greater exposure to the 9-11 toxins than New York City Firefighters. We toiled at the site for months-on-end, throughout the rescue and recovery efforts.

While this inclusion of cancers will not solve the health issues of those that are sick, it is a critically important decision towards protecting their families."

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