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American Agenda (Environment: Radioactive Waste) #134327

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 25, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Needles, California: Barry Serafin) Question of where to put low-level radioactive waste examined; scenes shown from the desert railroad town of Needles, California, where there is a controversy over the dumping issue. [Two RESIDENTS - comment.] [Nevada Governor Bob MILLER - says other states must take care of their waste.] Plan for burying the waste in the California desert outlined; site shown. [US Ecology, Incorporated Ronald GAYNOR, city councilman Robert PROCHASKA, waste site opponent Charles BUTLER, Mayor Roy MILLS, California department of health services Dr. Kenneth KIZER - offer differing opinions on the safety issue.] US Ecology's problems with its Kentucky dump reviewed.

Jennings, Peter;
Serafin, Barry

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