Contents: Dust: The Inside Story of its Role in the September 11th Aftermath

Foreword by GovernorTom Kean ix
Prologue xi
Acknowledgments xvii

  1. When Life Changed 1
  2. Collecting Dust at Ground Zero 21
  3. Freeing the WTC Dust 39
  4. The Path to Research and Sample Analysis 49
  5. Timing Is Everything for Exposure 59
  6. A Scientific Framework 71
  7. The Presence of Lead 85
  8. What Was in That WTC Dust? 95
  9. Into the Unknown: Exposure and Health 121
  10. Talking and Writing:To What End? 141
  11. WTC Dust Sticks Like Glue 157
  12. Exposure Science in Future Catastrophes 175
  13. Final Thoughts 199
  • Appendix A. Presentation of the Detailed Data Set on the Compounds Measured in the WTC Dust Samples 203
  • Appendix B. Original Members of the WTC Technical Panel 215
  • Appendix C. Comments on WTC Signature Study and Peer Review from Greg Meeker; Paul Lioy, and Mort Lippmann, November 3, 2005 217

Glossary 231
Bibliography 235
Index 243
About the Author 249

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