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Florida / Chemical Leak #1305109

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 04, 2021
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(Studio: Kate Snow) Report introduced.

(Palmetto, Florida: Sam Brock) The state of emergency in three counties in Florida due to a chemical leak reported; scene shown from the phosphate plant site where homes were evacuated due to a flood threat. [Governor Ron DeSANTIS - says we want to prevent a flood.] [Evacuees Candace KAYS@, businessman Omar ERAQ - worry about a catastrophe.] [Florida department of environmental protection Noah VALENSTEIN@- says radiation is not a concern.] [University of South Florida geoscientist Matthew PAsek@- cites the environmental dangers.] The threat to a natural gas facility discussed.

Snow, Kate;
Brock, Sam

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