Flooding renews protest over WTC remains relocation
The extensive flooding has reawakened the protests over a plan to move the 8,584 still-unidentified remains from 9/11 victims into a repository seven stories below ground at the WTC museum
By Emily Anne Epstein
New York Observer
NEW YORK — During Hurricane Sandy, the site of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum complex was overcome by more than 16 million gallons of floodwater, which ruined wires and drywall and ravaged a handful of iconic artifacts.
In an emotional essay on the museum's website, director Alice Greenwald described seeing "seven feet of standing water throughout the museum."
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