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EPA Survey / Drinking Water #239577

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 18, 1975
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(Studio) Environmental Protection Agency releases survey of drinking water in 79 cities across country
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Chloroform, possible cause of cancer, present in minute amts. in water supplies of all cities surveyed. [EPA Russell TRAIN - doesn't think problem should be belittled nor should it be blown all out of proportion.]
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

(Miami, Florida) Miami has 1 of worst systems surveyed; at least 3 cancer-causing agents found in water. [Miami water and sewer authority Garrett SLOAN - feels city's water supply excellent.] [Public health dir. Dr. Milton SASLAW - doesn't think there's cause for alarm, but there is need for good scientific investigation.]
REPORTER: Bruce Hall

Benton, Nelson;
Cronkite, Walter;
Hall, Bruce

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