Agency fights stricter building codes from 9/11 aftermath

09/8/2008 | NYTimes.com

The General Services Administration is fighting stricter standards for building codes stemming from the collapse of the World Trade Center on 9/11. The GSA serves as the federal government's property manager, and said the standards would be too expensive to implement. The new standards call for buildings higher than 420 feet to have a third stairwell and fireproofing.

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