The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, were felt not only on a global scale, but also at a local level. KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Boulder County Business Report publisher Chris Wood about how the attacks affected business in the Boulder Valley and Northern Colorado.
After the twin towers fell and recovery operations progressed, the New York and New Jersey Port Authority began storing tons of rusted steel beams from the World Trade Center. After considering thousands of applications for the steel, the Port Authority began shipping the modern artifacts across the country this year—including 15 pieces to Colorado.
Scientists from Colorado and other national institutions are wrapping up a three-year research mission to study and measure greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. It’s the most extensive airborne measurement of these gases to date.
Bev Marquez, a licensed professional counselor and the Operations Director at Metro Crisis Services in Denver, was one of a number of mental health professionals from across the country at Ground Zero immediately after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. She talks with KUNC's Erin O'Toole about how the field of crisis counseling has changed since then, and offers suggestions on how to deal with fears and unwanted emotions that may resurface.