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Pollution / Alabama #213911

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 18, 1971
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(Studio) Federal government closes almost 24 inds. in Birmingham, Alabama, due to pollution.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Birmingham, Alabama) 1st time 1970 Clean Air act used. Environmental Protection Agency requested court orders to stop 23 inds. from operating. United States Steel reduced at 5 plants.
REPORTER: Del Vaughn

(NYC) Stagnant air warning issued in NYC. Motorists urged not to drive unless necessary.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite narrates

(Studio) Air and water pollution worldwide problems.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Vaughn, Del

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