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NAFTA Report / Environment / New River #174212

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 12, 1997
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The failure of the North American Free Trade Agreement to address environmental issues as promised noted.

(Mexicali: Judy Muller) The polluted New River, which crosses the Mexico border into California, featured; scenes shown of the witches' brew of garbage in the river. [Dr. Minerva COLATA - says the river is a source of infection.] [Imperial County health department Yvonne SMITH, county commissioner Wayne VAN de GRAAFF, Mexicali Mayor Eugenio ELORDUY, California water board inspector Ron RODRIGUEZ - cite the river's pollution and contamination.] Various promises to fix the river listed.

Brown, Aaron;
Muller, Judy

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