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Wisconsin Rivers / PCB Pollution #257480

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 21, 1978
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(Studio) Wisconsin officials' report that high levels of PCB have been found in fish from some state rivers noted; PCB linkage to cancer and birth defects in animals mentioned.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Sheboygan, WI) Wisconsin officials' findings with regard to PCB pollution in 3 rivers affecting fish detailed; warnings are posted that public shouldn't eat fish from rivers. Skepticism of some fishermen reported [Frank PUNGARCHER - says other foods contain things just as dangerous.] [Lillian GORR - isn't worried about husband eating fish she catches.] [State biologist Paul SCHULTZ - says detection of PCB in fish just by sight or taste isn't possible, but chemical is there.]
REPORTER: Don Webster

Mudd, Roger;
Webster, Don

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