ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 01, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Galveston: Linda Pattillo) Weekend spill of oil from two barges in Galveston Bay, Texas, featured; scenes shown of oil slick in bay and from bird-nesting island. [Texas parks and wildlife department Larry McKINNEY - says oil is toxic to animals.] [Texas water commissioner Buck WYNNE - says it is a mess.] Impact of spill on area's wildlife predicted; further scenes shown. [US Fish and Wildlife Department Dave PETERSON - says marsh is in ruins.] Plans to use oil-eating bacteria against oil noted.
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