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Med.: Water / Lead #117278

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 10, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Environmental Protection Agency reported moving to reduce level of lead in drinking water. Report introduced.

(DC: Kathleen deLaski) Health problems caused by lead in drinking water reported; details given of case of Southerland family, scenes shown. [Mother Judy SOUTHERLAND - comments on daughter's health problems.] Public Health Service study on lead and children's health detailed; diagram shown of water pipe problems. [EPA Admin. Lee THOMAS - says water systems will have to put Environmental Protection Agency program in place.] Impact of change on utilities companies noted. [American Waterworks Association spokesperson Jack SULLIVAN - comments on regulations.]

Jennings, Peter;
deLaski, Kathleen

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