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Louisville Sewage System #252694

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 02, 1977
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(Studio) Govt. arrests 2 men on charges of dumping poison chemicals in Louisville, Kentucky, sewage system.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Louisville, Kentucky) 2 officers of waste recycling plant in New Albany, IN, across Ohio River from Louisville, arrested: William Horn and Don. Distler. FBI believes 2 guilty of dumping hexa and octa chemicals into Louisville sewage system, which caused it too close when Environmental Protection Agency discovered chemicals. [Metro sewer district spokesperson John TIERNEY - says people don't know what chemicals do.] 1 chemical got into river. Cleanup in system conts.; is dangerous and costly.
REPORTER: Betsy Aaron

Reporter(s):
Aaron, Betsy;
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:02:30

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