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American Agenda (Environment: Ozone Layer) #136987

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 18, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Landing of space shuttle Discovery, which just deployed an environmental satellite, shown.

(New York: Ned Potter) The latest news on the problem of the depletion of the atmosphere's ozone layer examined. [EPA William REILLY, Environmental Defense Fund Dr. Michael OPPENHEIMER - say depletion is critical.] Damage to ozone layer from CFCs and the consequences for Americans detailed. [University of California Irvine Dr. Sherwood ROWLAND - comments.] Pressure on industry to come up with solutions to the CFC-ozone problem noted. [Friends of the Earth Elizabeth COOKE - says options to ozone-depleting chemicals must be found.] [Du Pont Tony VOGELSBERG - responds.] Actions by city of Denver to cut down on release of CFCs from cars, air conditioning systems and refrigerators detailed. [Refrigerant Reclamation, Incorporated, Mike MAYERS - comments.]

Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Ned

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