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DDT Use / Washington #234821

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 12, 1974
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(Studio) DDT used in battle with insects of Washington forests.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Nespelen, WA) Tussock moth blights forest. Planes spread DDT over 450,000 acres. 1st major breach of 1 1/2 year ban on DDT. Timberman say losses could reach up to $37 million if DDT not used. [US Forest Service spokesperson David GRAHAM - feels bad effects can be avoided.]
REPORTER: Foster Davis

(San Francisco, California) [Conservationist David BROWER - says trees and moths have coexisted for years Disastrous forces designed to strengthen trees.]
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

(Nespelen, WA) Spraying can only increase pressure on government to let others use DDT.
REPORTER: Foster Davis

Davis, Foster;
Mudd, Roger;
Wagner, Richard

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