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Denver Radium Dump Discovery #262223

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 20, 1979
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(Studio) Brick and tile company's purchase of land in Denver said to have brought trouble because of its previous use as radium dump. Potential for other such dumps in Denver area reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Denver, Colorado) Colorado state health officials' probe of various sites in attempt to find more radioactive dumping grounds noted. EPA's recent discovery of dangers from such dump at site of brick company, built where radium lab used to be, stated. National Radium Institution records about old lab detailed; other information about potential additional sites given. [Colorado department of health spokesperson James MONTGOMERY - states concern about possible findings and how to handle problem.] [Brickyard owner F. George ROBINSON - comments.]
REPORTER: Harold Dow

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Dow, Harold
Duration:
00:02:10

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