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American Agenda (Environment: Hanford Nuclear Plant) #133689

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 20, 1991
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Washington: Ned Potter) Dumping of radioactive water into the ground near Hanford, WA, Nuclear Reservation examined; historical and current scenes shown. [Clickatad Indian Johnny JACKSON, INDIAN - talk about the Columbia River and relatives' cancer problems.] [Senior Senate investigator Robert ALVAREZ - says Hanford is most contaminated site in North America.] Extent of the underground pollution reviewed; map shown. [Senator John GLENN - comments.] Lack of concern about the problem over the years detailed. [EPA Christian HOLMES - comments.] Treatment approaches and costs cited. [Energy Department Leo DUFFY - comments.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Tomorrow's agenda segment on Hanford previewed.

Potter, Ned;
Sawyer, Diane

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