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Pollution / US Steel / Coke Plant / Agreement #242830

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 11, 1976
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(Studio) United States Steel coke plant in Clairton, Pennsylvania, outside Pittsburgh, is largest 1 in world; use of coke and process of manufacturing noted. United States Steel and federal state and local govts. announce plan to control pollution caused by gases released from plant.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Clairton, Pennsylvania) Details of agreement and company and government clashes noted. [US Steel spokesperson Robert SMITH - notes uses of money for facilities, include high-cost, nonproductive ones.] [EPA spokesperson Daniel SNYDER - says investment in public health isn't nonproductive.] Local envtl. leader Michelle Madoff says there are many loopholes. [MADOFF - says it's not negotiable situation.] Problems of enforcement noted.
REPORTER: Jim Kilpatrick

Cronkite, Walter;
Kilpatrick, Jim

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