President Bush spills the beans on explosives in WTC

During questioning, KSM also provided many details of other plots to kill innocent Americans. For example, he described the design of planned attacks on buildings inside the United States, and how operatives were directed to carry them out. He told us the operatives had been instructed to ensure that the explosives went off at a point that was high enough to prevent the people trapped above from escaping out the windows. [George W. Bush]

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Steel removed from WTC considered ‘sensitive material’

In late September of 2001, only weeks after the World Trade Center disaster, officials uncovered a criminal scheme to divert sheet metal beams from the Ground Zero rubble to Long Island and New Jersey. In late October, some 250 tons of scrap metal were found at unofficial dump sites in both those areas. On November 26, the city initiated use of an in-vehicle GPS tracking system to monitor locations of trucks hired to haul the debris to Fresh Kills, the official dump site on Staten Island.….Ninety-nine percent of the drivers were extremely driven to do their jobs. But there were big concerns, because the loads consisted of highly sensitive material.
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Steel type in WTC met standards, group says

A group of victims’ families, the Skyscraper Safety Campaign, had complained that most of the beams from the site were quickly shipped off and reprocessed into new steel before they could be tested. The institute’s lead investigator, Shyam Sunder, cautioned the results were preliminary but said if those findings continue in further testing, that would rule out weak steel as a contributing factor in the collapse.
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Experts from defense-related corporation comment on WTC collapse

An expert (Tod Rittenhouse) of Weidlinger Associates, comments on CNN on 13 September 2001 "why the World Trade Center collapsed."  His engineering expertise was "secured" to CNN by Foundation for American Communications (FACS), a right-wing outfit whose mission is to influence journalists and public opinion. Weidlinger Associates is a "leader in defense-related blast effects research."
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