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Mississippi River / Midwest Flooding / Toxic Trouble #148759

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 14, 1993
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(Des Moines: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Saint Louis: Erin Hayes) Toxic trouble from the flooding from the Mississippi River featured; scenes shown from Niota, Illinois, Hartford, Illinois, and Saint Louis. [Two Niota RESIDENTS, Fulton County emergency management Phil FLEMING - talk about the oil slicks in the water.] [Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Chris CAHNOVSKY, Coalition for the Environment Roger PRYOR, Missouri natural resources department David SHORR, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Mike GRANT - worry about toxic spills from sites threatened by flood waters.]

(Des Moines: Peter Jennings) Flood-related stories in the "Des Moines Register" recounted.

Hayes, Erin;
Jennings, Peter

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