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Cong. Trash #253420

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 29, 1977
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(Studio) Report to follow with regard to attempt to clean up Capitol Hill.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) All congress trash is dumped together and sold to private recycler for low price. Representative Herbert Harris suggests better way. [HARRIS - suggests separating valuable paper from rest of trash, selling it for much higher price and using proceeds for government] Harris wants Congress to do what EPA already does, keep good, white bond paper separate; some private companies do same and government has ordered other agencies to do it also. Harris and Representative Mark Hannaford wrote speaker Tip O'Neill with regard to system and speaker has ordered feasibility study.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Reporter(s):
Morton, Bruce;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:01:50

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