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California / Proposition 65 #114102

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 26, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles, California: Brian Rooney) California's Proposition 65 requiring warning statements about toxic and cancer-causing chemicals in prods. featured; scenes shown. [MAN - says law is necessary.] [Assemblyman Tom HAYDEN - says consumers need to know if there is significant risk from chemicals.] Dangers from benzene solvent cited as example [Hardware store manager Gerry PHIBBS - says consumers will become more aware of hazards.] Industry's opposition to Proposition 65 noted. [Unical spokesperson Michael CARDIN - discusses dangers.] [Environment Defense Fund spokesperson David ROE - says law could lead to reduction in optional toxic chemicals.]

Jennings, Peter;
Rooney, Brian

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