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Hurricane Floyd / Flooding / North Carolina #188469

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 24, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Goldsboro, North Carolina: Erin Hayes) The monumental impact of the flood waters from Hurricane Floyd on eastern North Carolina examined; scenes shown of floods. [University of North Carolina marine biologist Michael MALLIN - calls the flooding a huge tragedy.] [North Carolina State University aquatic biologist Joann BURKHOLDER - says the flooding is worse than if the wetlands were still there.] The toxic nature of the flood waters and the problems resulting from allowing development of a flood plain noted. [North Carolina emergency management Gavin SMITH, American Rivers Scott FABER - comment on land use and construction.] [North Carolina Coastal Federation Tracy SKRABAL - reacts to consideration of further land development.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Consumer group warning that water-damaged cars from North Carolina may wind up in car lots elsewhere reported.

Reporter(s):
Hayes, Erin;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:02:50

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