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Oil Spills / Delaware River / Texas, Rhode Island #122765

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 26, 1989
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Criticism by spokesperson for President Bush of oil industry's handling of spill cleanups noted. Report introduced.

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Ned Potter) Spread of spill from tanker Presidente Rivera down Delaware River featured; details given, scenes shown of cleanup efforts. [Pennsylvania Representative Curt WELDON - says American does not know best way to handle spills.] Cleanup methods detailed; scenes shown. [MAN - explains cleanup problems.] Recent oil spill in Alaska mentioned. [Second MAN - says Valdez, AK, spill showed that oil industry can't handle spills.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Role of weather in combating oil spills in ship channel in Houston, Texas, and off coast of Rhode Island reported; maps and scenes shown.

Potter, Ned;
Sawyer, Diane

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