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Nuclear Plants / Safety #261804

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 27, 1979
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(Studio) Three Mile Is nuclear plant accident noted highlighting controversy over evacuation question.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Recommendations by 2 government study groups with regard to nuclear plants and evacuation reported; details given. Plants in question listed on screen; map shown. NRC proposal, though less stringent, said posing problems for Indian Part and Zion, Illinois, plants; details given [NRC spokesperson Brian GRIMES - comments.] NRC said expected to adopt new regulations concerning surrounding communities sometime next spring.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(Studio) Edward and Perri Kiick of Manchester, Pennsylvania, reported filing suit against owners of Three Mile Island plant, claiming that nuclear accident caused stillbirth of their child; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Schakne, Robert
Duration:
00:02:30

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