ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 12, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Nuclear need versus nuclear safety noted. Report introduced.
(DC: Bill Greenwood) Issue of safety at United States nuclear weapons plants featured; details given, scenes shown from Rocky Flats, Colorado, and Fernald, Ohio, plants. Recommendations by Energy Department closing, reopening and modifying about these and other plants outlined on screen. Impt. of Savannah River plant in product of tritium explained. [Representative John SPRATT - discusses costs of implementing these measures.] [Environment Policy Institution Michael CLARK - says government is obligated to clean up problems it has created.] Energy Department reported requesting budget supplement from administration
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