ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 10, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Richmond, Virginia: Ned Potter) The feud over the use of the fuel additive MMT, a chemical designed to boost the performance of gasoline, examined. [Ethyl Corporation Newton PERRY, Environmental Protection Agency Carol BROWNER - offer differing opinions on the health factors involved in the use of MMT.] The Environmental Defense Fund's campaign urging oil companies not to buy Ethyl's MMT, Ethyl's advertising campaign in response and the major car companies' warning not to use it noted. [Environmental Defense Fund Fred KRUPP, Mt. Sinai medical school Dr. Philip LANDRIGAN - express concerns about experimenting with an untested chemical.]
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