ABC Evening News for
Tuesday, Apr 22, 1980


Headline: New Jersey / Chemical Fire

Request a copy of the video for this Item

Loan request:

You may reqest a loan of this video clip. We charge fees to recover our expenses on providing this service.

Summary:

(Studio) Fire at chemical waste dump in Elizabeth, New Jersey, noted spreading fumes over New Jersey and Stanton Island, New York
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Elizabeth, New Jersey) Details of fire examined; films shown. Precautions taken in area due to toxic fumes noted; site recalled considered clear and present danger more than a year ago. ABC "Close-Up" documentary, "The Killing Ground", recalled; details given, films shown. Dump noted owned by Chemical Control Corp., headed by William Carracino. [1979, CARRACINO - describes ease with which chemical dump can be opened.] State environmental authorities said unable to remove all chemicals since closing Carracino's dump in 1979. [EPA spokesperson Jim MARSHALL - comments.] No. of similar sites throughout United States mentioned.
REPORTER: Bob Brown

Search:
Search Vanderbilt Television News Archive for additional items:  
Program Time:05:22:30 pm - 05:24:40 pm. Duration: 02:10
Reporters:Brown, Bob; Robinson, Max
Link to this page http://tvnews.vanderbilt.edu/program.pl?ID=65156
Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
Context:
Record Number:65156