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World Trade Center Disaster Study News Archive

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Federal Investigators Classify WTC Victims’ Locations Within Collapsed Buildings
Release Date: 07/20/2004

As part of its building and fire safety investigation of the World Trade Center (WTC) disaster, the Commerce Department’s National Institute of … more

Interim Findings from NIST World Trade Center Building and Fire Safety Investigation Identify Issues with Current Standards, Codes and Practices
Release Date: 06/18/2004

Fact Sheet of Key Interim Findings Presentation by S. Sunder (.pdf) Progress Report The Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and … more

NIST to Hold Public Meeting on WTC Investigation in NYC on February 12
Release Date: 02/12/2004

Location: New York Marriott Financial Center Hotel, 85 West Street, New York, NY Meeting agenda The Commerce Department's National Institute of … more

Commerce’s NIST Updates Progress of World Trade Center Investigation
Release Date: 12/02/2003

Access to All Essential Data Has Been Obtained The Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has obtained access … more

Agreements to Facilitate NIST WTC Investigation
Release Date: 10/31/2003

The Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced that it has reached an agreement with the City of … more

NIST Details First-Person Data Collection Projects for WTC Investigation
Release Date: 09/17/2003

Commerce Agency Needs Participation from Survivors, First-Responders and Families of Victims At a press briefing in New York City today, the … more

NIST Puts New Testing Device to Work on Recovered WTC Steel Shows How Steel Responds to High Stress, High Temperature
Release Date: 06/25/2003

A new instrument at the National Institute of Standards and Technology that operates like an air-powered battering ram has been pressed into … more

Arden Bement Statement on WTC Investigation
Release Date: 04/09/2003

The Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today outlined its plans to conduct a series of interviews that … more

Public Safety Studies on Evacuation of World Trade Center to be Announced at April 8 Community Forum
Release Date: 03/24/2003

Forum Sponsored by the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and The New York Academy of Medicine Scientific investigators from … more

Access to Information from Silverstein Properties
Release Date: 10/01/2002

The information collected and documented by World Trade Center leaseholder Silverstein Properties on the events at the World Trade Center complex … more

Recovered World Trade Center Steel
Release Date: 09/17/2002

The study of steel recovered from the site of the fallen World Trade Center towers and the WTC-7 building in New York City will be a critical … more

Commerce's NIST Details Federal Investigation of World Trade Center Collapse
Release Date: 08/21/2002

More information on the investigation is available at http://wtc.nist.gov The Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

NIST to Officially Launch World Trade Center Investigation
Release Date: 08/19/2002

Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2002 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) Engineering Mechanics Bldg. (Bldg. 202) National Institute of … more

Revisions to WTC Investigation Plan
Release Date: 08/19/2002

NIST requested and received public comments on the scope of its plan for the World Trade Center (WTC) Building and Fire Safety Investigation. … more

NIST to Postpone April 22 Meeting in New York on World Trade Center Investigation
Release Date: 04/15/2002

The Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is postponing a public meeting scheduled for April 22, 2002, in … more

Contact

General Public and Technical Professionals:
NIST WTC Investigation Team
100 Bureau Drive, Stop 8610
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8610
Phone: (301) 975-6051
Email: wtc@nist.gov

News Media:
Michael E. Newman
NIST Public and Business Affairs
Phone: (301) 975-3025
Email: michael.newman@nist.gov