Dust to Dust: The Health Effects of 9/11
Dust toDust: The Health Effects of 9/11 is an documentary film that was broadcast onthe Sundance Channel. It was directed by Heidi Dehncke-Fisher and produced byBruce Kennedy in 2006. The Executive Producer was Hal Gessner of CBS NewsProductions. Associate Producers included Marisa Karplus and Josh Ravitz.
Itaddressed the health effects on people in the vicinity of the collapsed WorldTrade Center following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New YorkCity. It also questions whether politics influenced federal EnvironmentalProtection Agency statements asserting air safety in lower Manhattan.
It includesinterviews with ill victims of the Twin Towers' dust and health officials inNew York City. It also includes quotes by government officials, such as a videoof then New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani saying, "The air quality is safeand acceptable.