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Three Mile Island / Cleanup #260696

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 22, 1979
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(Studio) Three Mile Island nuclear plant accident recalled; beginning of controversial cleanup plan with regard to contaminated water reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Three Mile Island Nuclear Plant) Cleanup process outlined; file footage shown. Opposition to dumping water into Susquehanna River noted. [Metropolitan Edison company spokesperson Sandy POLON - comments.] Remaining problem with regard to contaminated water inside containment building noted; estimated cost and time of overall cleanup mentioned.
REPORTER: Gary Sheppard (WHP-TV newstape)

(Studio) Report of President Carter's commission, investigating Three Mile Island, said due at end of month (DC) Commission said not recommending moratorium on nuclear plant construction or issuance of operating licenses for plants under construction; details given of commission votes. Recommendations listed on screen
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite Diane Sawyer

Cronkite, Walter;
Sawyer, Diane;
Cronkite, Walter

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