A recommendation by a panel to dissolve the captive established to protect New York City and its contractors from lawsuits arising out of the cleanup at the World Trade Center site following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is a good idea because the facility is tied up in litigation and isn’t working out as planned, the captive’s administrators contend.

New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg last month announced acceptance of a comprehensive set of recommendations that would seek to ensure “a sustained, high-quality public health response for individuals experiencing 9/11-related health conditions.”

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