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(Studio) Rain eases air pollution crisis in Birmingham, Alabama.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Birmingham, Alabama) [Donald BATES - says everybody talking about smell from factories.] Air pollution index over 3 times critical level yesterday; rains ease situation, problem remains. [Cnty. Health Ofr. George HARDY, Junior - says no way to tell how soon reach critical level again; in response to reporter question, says no authority to deal with problem.] Environmental Protection Agency asks 6 largest companies to curtail all but essential operations.
REPORTER: Foster Davis
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Davis, Foster
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