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Ecology Legislation #19609

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 08, 1972
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(Studio) President Nixon sends Congress envtl. proposals. Federal pollution tax and protection of endangered species on Federal lands include
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Legislation, aimed at preventing ecological abuses and banning present harmful practices, described.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

(Studio) Disposal of radioactive waste poses problems.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Lyons, Kan.) Atomic Energy Commission investigated old salt mine for disposal of radioactive wastes, but salt may not contain waste sufficiently.
REPORTER: Jim Kincaid

(Lawrence, Kan.) [Kan. Geological Survey Director, Dr. William HAMBLETON - says Atomic Energy Commission study not carried far enough. Old oil well holes could allow contaminated water to escape.] [AEC, Dan DONOGHUE - working to resolve uncertainties at Lyons site.]

Reporter(s):
Bergman, Jules;
Kincaid, Jim;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:05:10

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