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Hurricane Floyd / Flooding / North Carolina #188386

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 20, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The flooding in North Carolina from Hurricane Floyd introduced; statistics cited on closed roads, shelters, deaths, power and telephone outages; map shown.

(Princeville, North Carolina: Rebecca Chase) The disaster scene featured; aerial scenes shown of flood waters across the state. [BUSINESSWOMAN - comments.] [Governor James HUNT - cites the extent of the storm.] [WOMAN - comments.] The damages in the black charter town of Princeville, North Carolina, reviewed. [Resident Carolyn WHITEHEAD - describes the rescue of her family.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New Bern, North Carolina: Erin Hayes) The overflow of hog waste in eastern North Carolina featured; aerial scenes shown of hog waste and dead pigs. [Craven Regional Hospital Dr. Chris DELANEY - says this fecal waste contains E. coli and other contaminants.] [Neuse Riverkeeper Rick DOVE - calls it an environmental disaster.] The lack of regulation of the controversial hog industry and the pollution of drinking water outlined. [North Carolina department of environment Bill HOLMAN - says the state is paying the price.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Map shown of the route of Tropical Storm Harvey.

Chase, Rebecca;
Hayes, Erin;
Jennings, Peter

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