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Water Pollution / West Europe #117279

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 10, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(London, England: Bill O'Reilly) Problem of water pollution in West Europe featured; details given, scenes shown of dead and dying seals in Baltic Sea. [Biologist Dr. Minnie COURTNEY - says water pollution is linked to animals' deaths.] Problems of beach pollution in various areas of West Europe noted; map shown. Contamination by chemical and human waste noted. [Marine biologist Andy BOOTH - says industry is not concerned with public health.] Extent of pollution on Great Britain's beaches detailed. [Ecologist Isabelle McCRAE - says Britain conts. to pollute North and Irish seas.]

Jennings, Peter;
O'Reilly, Bill

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