Some relatives of 9/11 victims object to repository plan

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A group of 9/11 victims' family members are up in arms over a plan to house the unidentified remains of those who died at ground zero in the lower level of the museum being built to honor the tragedy.

Critics are against storing the remains underground and claim they were never consulted about the decision of where to build a repository. The plan calls for a repository and laboratory controlled by the city medical examiner to be built on the ground floor of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, which is set to open next fall.

Alice Greenwald, director of the museum, said the plan to build a repository in the same building as the museum has been public since 2006 and that victims' families have been involved the entire time. The remains, which are currently at a temporary location near the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner's on 30th Street, will be moved to ground zero in 2013....

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