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Midlothian, Texas / Mystery Illnesses / Environment #162217

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 24, 1995
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Midlothian, Texas: James Walker) The environmental debate in Midlothian, Texas, over mystery illnesses striking the town and whether they are linked to the Texas Industries cement plant, which burns liquid hazardous waste as fuel, examined. [Three WOMEN, Texas Industries Randy JONES, Environmental Protection Agency senior engineer Hugh KAUFMAN - talk about health symptoms and the elements in the hazardous waste.] The incidence of birth defects in both people and farm animals in the area noted. [Class action lawsuit participant Ivy HOWARD - comments.]

Simpson, Carole;
Walker, James

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