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Florida / Everglades #164784

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 19, 1996
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(Manchester, New Hampshire: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Miami: Barry Serafin) Announcement by President Clinton's administration of a plan to save the Florida Everglades featured; scenes shown of that ecosystem. [Vice President Al GORE - says saving the Everglades is a priority.] The aim of buying back acres of farm land near Lake Okeechobee to restore the water flow in the Everglades and the opposition to the financing by the powerful sugar industry outlined; scenes shown of farm workers protesting against the planned sugar tax. [Flo-Sun Sugar Jorge DOMINICIS - says the industry would be devastated.]

Jennings, Peter;
Serafin, Barry

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