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Virginia / Barge Accident / Dangerous Fumes #247511

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 18, 1976
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(Studio) Barge carrying sulfuric acid and toxic chemical capsizes in Chesapeake Bay. Coast Guard says leakage amount uncertain, but dead fish appearing. Virginia police begin evacuating about 3000 nearby residents. Fear fumes and explosion. Barge en route to Allied Chemical Company in Hopewell, Virginia; company has already been indicted for polluting James River.
REPORTER: Charles Collingwood

Reporter(s):
Collingwood, Charles
Duration:
00:00:40

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