ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 18, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: Stone Phillips) Public health radiation problem detected in northe. from radon gas in homes explained, discussed. [Stanley WATRAS - recalls experts' warning to him and his family.] [Dr. Karl KNUTSON - notes Energy Department's surprise at Watras case revelations.] Geological factors contributing to problem illustrated on map. [Dr. Gerald NICHOLS - ests. no. homes involved in region.] [EPA spokesperson Dr. Richard GUIMOND - explains EPA's concern.] [Radon Detection Service Incorporated spokesperson Jim DAVIDSON - expects radon tests will be include in future real estate transactions.] Outcome of Watras case described. [WATRAS - notes lingering psychological trauma.] EPA said beginning nationwide survey; details given.
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