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(Studio) Fire at chemical waste dump in Elizabeth, New Jersey, noted spreading fumes over New Jersey and Stanton Island, New York
(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.
|Program Time:||05:22:30 pm - 05:24:40 pm. Duration: 02:10|
|Reporters:||Brown, Bob; Robinson, Max|
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|Broadcast Type:||Evening News Segment Type: News Content|