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Drought / Mississippi River Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (Salt) Water #117226

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 08, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Plaquemines Parish, LA: Mike von Fremd) Concern along Mississippi River over water quality due to salt water that is backing up into river as the drought causes the water level to fall featured; details given, scenes shown. [PEOPLE - comment on water problems.] [State health department spokesperson Ruddie CLARKSON - says water is not health risk.] Building by Army Corps of Engineers of underwater dike to handle problem explained; diagram shown. [Bottled water DRIVER - comments on demand.] Impact of water problem on oil refineries detailed. [Water truck driver Rick NATAL - comments.]

von Fremd, Mike;
Jennings, Peter

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