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Environment Council Report #219065

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 06, 1971
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(Studio) President Council on Environmental Quality issues 2nd annual report
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Report recommends $43 billion be spent on solid waste, $38 billion on water pollution, $24 billion on air pollution in next 6 years; report recommends polluter charges and regulation, opposes tax credits and subsidies. [Council chairperson Russell E. TRAIN - says concern for environmental can unite people; air pollution higher in inner cities; old water pipes put higher lead levels in drinking water in inner cities; problems of solid waste incrd. by overcrowding.] [Chicago Woodlawn Org. spokesperson Leon FINNEY - hopes more will be done under banner environmental than done under War on Poverty or model cities legislature] President Nixon warns of ecological perfection at cost of bankrupting tax paying enterprises.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel.
Duration:
00:04:40

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