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Nevada / Nuclear Waste #106747

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 04, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Bullfrog Cnty., NV: Barry Serafin) Creation of barren, uninhabited county in Nevada in order to fight area's becoming nuclear waste dump reported; details given, scenes shown. [Cnty. commissioner Mike MELNER - says he's never been to cnty.; opposes site as nuclear dump.] Energy Department response noted. [Energy Department spokesperson Ben RUSCHE -responds.] [NV state assemblyman Paul MAY - hopes to gain tax money from government] Bullfrog Cnty. noted carved from Nye Cnty. [Nye Cnty. commissioner Robert REVERT - says people want the money that may go to new cnty.] Federal government decision on dump site noted set for 1989.

Jennings, Peter;
Serafin, Barry

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