Skip to main content

Dr Michael Hennessy Picard publishes article on 9/11 debris

Sat 11 September 2021

9/11: the controversial story of the remains of the World Trade Center

In the months after the 9/11 attack, which killed thousands of people and cost US$40 billion (£29 billion) in damages, the shock at the tower collapse gave way to the monstrous scale of the rescue and clean-up operation in New York.

Dr Michael Hennessy Picard, Lecturer in International Environmental Law at Edinburgh Law School, has authored an article titled '9/11: the controversial story of the remains of the World Trade Center', published by The Conversation.

In this short piece, Michael explores what happened to the debris and human remains from the ruins of the Wold Trade Center.

Read the full article here.

Share