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Maryland / Providence Pollution #212951

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 23, 1971
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(Studio) Chemical plant in Providence, MD, pollutes Little Big Creek.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Providence, MD) [Mrs. Goldie EVANS - says odor from creek terrible, sickening.] [Mr. Stanley SCARBOROUGH - haven't been sick in 38 years] Galaxy Chemical Plant center of controversy. [Dr. Pietro CAPURRO - find solvents in water, air, and people; describes sickness symptoms.] [Plant owner Paul MRAZ - says concerned about complaints; convinced complaints of sickness groundless; 2 possible sources of odor in plant.] [Health Department Consultant Dr. Eloise KAILIN - says people sensitized to solvents due to overdose.] Court order gives plant until Mar. 15th to stop odor emission; due to lack of progress State Health Department asks plant closed, court ruling expected Monday
REPORTER: Hal Walker

Mudd, Roger;
Walker, Hal

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