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Slag Dams / West Virginia #23360

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 18, 1973
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(Studio) Slag dams remain in same dangerous shape as after slag dam disaster in Buffalo Creek, West Virginia, almost 2 years ago.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Charleston, West Virginia) In February 1972, unengineered slag dam burst. West Virginia Governor Arch Moore promised all slag dams to be drained. [Army Corps. of Engineers Garth FUQUAY - confirms slag dams still exist; many could cause tragedy again.]
REPORTER: Jim Kincaid

(Studio) ABC views slag dam problems in West Virginia on special at 9 p.m. EDT. Called "Life, Liberty and Pursuit of Coal."
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Kincaid, Jim;
Smith, Howard K.

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