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Niagara Falls Chemical Waste Problems #259248

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 02, 1978
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(Studio) Dumping of toxic wastes along Love Canal section of Niagara Falls by Hooker chemical company from 1947-52, land sale to Niagara Falls board of education in 1953 and development of area outlined. New York state's warning to pregnant women and those with young children to leave area immediately rptd
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Niagara Falls, New York) Chemical seepage from ground where it has been for over 20 years reported; effects in neighborhood outlined. Cases given as exs. are those of Edwin Voorhees, in whose house Environmental Protection Agency has put monitoring equipment, and Sherry Schroeder. [Niagara Cnty. department of health spokesperson Ernest GEDEON - states number of chemicals found in area and number suspected of causing cancer.] Recommendation for evacuation of pregnant women and young children by state health department in Albany noted. [Lois HEISNER - is scared.]
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Shepard, Gary
Duration:
00:03:10

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