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Fluorocarbon Ban #251929

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 11, 1977
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(Studio) One complaint with regard to Concorde is possible danger to ozone; is also cornplaint with regard to fluorocarbon sprays. Govt. proposes ban of all such sprays.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Presently, less than 1/3 sprays on market still use fluorocarbons, according to industry At joint FDA, Environmental Protection Agency and Consumer Prod. Safety Commission news conf., officials say ban to take place within 2 years [FDA (Food and Drug Administration) spokesperson Don. KENNEDY - says destruction of ozone by fluorocarbons is fact, question is how much and how rapidly.] Govt. says other propellants usually cheaper, but industry cites research and development costs in disputing this.
REPORTER: Richard Roth

(Studio) Scientist who aided discovery of fluorocarbon effect on ozone comments on ban.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Roth, Richard
Duration:
00:02:10

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