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EPA Air Pollution Report / Houston #256545

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 23, 1978
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(Studio) Environmental Protection Agency survey showing continued air pollution in United States reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Details of report from Environmental Protection Agency given; conditions in Honolulu, Los Angeles and Denver described. Drops in some pollutants from 1970 levels noted.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

(Studio) Report on air pollution in Houston.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Houston, Texas) Details given with regard to air pollution from industry and autos in Houston; degree of population growth in city noted. [Mayor Jim McCONN - cites number of cars registered in Harris Cnty.; thinks solution to transportation problem in city must be found or growth will be strangled.] Effects of problem on industry in Houston area, especially oil ind., noted.
REPORTER: Eric Engberg

Benton, Nelson;
Cronkite, Walter;
Engberg, Eric

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