Silverstein: "and I said...'maybe the smartest
thing to do is, is pull it'...and they
made that decision to pull and then we
watched the building collapse."
"Silverstein signed a 99-year lease for the
twin towers just six weeks before the
"...Insurers is set to pay around
$861 million to
Silverstein for the lost building...debt on the property is around $383 million..."
"Silverstein is reported in some
quarters to have spent as much as
$200 million on lawyers, as he pursues demands for as much as $7
billion from his insurers."
"The [WTC 7's]
fire alarm system was placed on TEST
for a period of 8 h beginning at 6:47:03 a.m. on September 11, 2001...
any alarms that are received from the system are considered the result
of the maintenance or testing and are ignored."
Demolition Inc has developed a plan to clean up the WTC."
tanks may have accelerated the collapse, but
did not cause the
undercover New York station was in the 7 WTC."