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Glenn Corbett Proposes Enhanced WTC Disaster Investigation Protocol and WTC Disaster Study Commission to House Committee

Washington, D.C., March 7-Glenn P. Corbett, assistant professor of fire science at John Jay College, New York City, and Fire Engineering technical editor, testified yesterday before the U. S. House of Representatives Committee on Science. At the hearing investigation on "Learning from 9/11: Understanding the Collapse of the World Trade Center," Corbett stressed the need to investigate disasters "as a whole, following standard investigative procedures." If we are to protect ourselves and future generations, we must learn the lessons of the disaster and apply them," Corbett told the committee members. "Question that typically arise," he noted, "are What happened? Why were so many lives lo...

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