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Lake Superior / Pollution #216312

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 22, 1971
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(Studio) Federal State Pollution Conf. meets to try to halt massive dumping by Reserve Mining Company into Lake Superior.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Silver Bay, Minnesota) Mining company dumps 60,000 tons of crushed rock into lake daily; crushed rock kills organisms in lake. [Reserve Mining Company spokesperson Edward SCHMID - says no one appreciates beauty of Lake Superior more than persons living here.] Mining Company has offered to discharge waste under water; Minnesota and Wisconsin insist company discharge waste on land only. [Governor Wendell ANDERSON - says time to take tough stand to stop Reserve Mining Company from polluting lake.]
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Cronkite, Walter;
Plante, Bill

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