CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 10, 1972
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(Studio) 1st massive failure of envtl. crusade featured.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Los Angeles, California) After 25 years of antipollution efforts in laws and money, Louisiana air is as bad as ever. Smog cycle shown via time lapse photography. Crops have been hurt. Auto population explosion and technological failure on their smog devices cause main problem. [California Air Pollution Research Center, Dr. James PITTS - says even if devices worked, growing number of cars will hinder efforts to curb air pollution.] California antipollution laws trigger dangerous new pollution. Anti-smog devices concentrate on hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide. Nitrogen oxides, uncontrolled, also cause smog, and emission rates of this gas have risen.
REPORTER: Bill Kurtis
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