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Pollution / Houston Ship Canal #16226

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 12, 1971
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(Studio) Conservation groups suggest government impose pollution tax on inds. continuing to pollute.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Houston, Texas) Fumes from factories along Houston Ship Canal have sickened dock workers 4 times in last 3 mos. [Dock worker Olie GARNER - tells of eyes burning, not being able to breathe from fumes.] Houston accuses Stauffer Chemical Company of producing fumes. [Plant manager E.G. LANG - says investigation has not shown upsets capable of causing fumes.] [Rescue Corps. official River South BILL - thinks fumes could be fatal.] Houston files suit against Stauffer.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Farmer, Don;
Reasoner, Harry

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