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South Carolina / Nuclear Waste Reduction #260879

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 31, 1979
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(Studio) South Carolina Governor Dick Riley reported ordering reduction in coming years in amount of nuclear waste accepted by Barnwell nuclear disposal site. Barnwell noted only commercial radioactive waste dump in operation in US; Riley quoted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) Dilemma faced by power companies and nuclear medical due to lack of waste sites examined; films shown. Commonwealth Edison's problem outlined. [Company spokesperson Louis PEOPLES - comments on economy impact on south Illinois customers.] Amt. of Chicago's power provided by nuclear energy cited; Illinois also said major center for nuclear medical Details given of nuclear waste from nuclear medical [Dr. Ernest FORDHAM - comments.] [Illinois Governor James THOMPSON - discusses problem, solution.]
REPORTER: Betty Ann Bowser (WBBM-TV newstape)

(Studio) Officials in Washington, DC reported making plans for temporary storage of nuclear waste.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Bowser, Betty Ann
Duration:
00:02:40

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