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Chemical Dump At Niagara, New York #262436

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 09, 1979
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(Studio) Concern that chemicals in dump near Love Canal section of New York may be affecting larger area noted. Health officials' recommendation that more families move from area and difficulty of accomplishing this reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Niagara Falls, New York) Sign-ups by families in neighborhood for relocation stated. Contd. efforts to confirm reports that Love Canal chemicals have spread through old drainage ditches described. Demands by some residents ineligible for relocation that they be incld. because they can't sell homes reported [Resident Beverly POZNIAK - describes problem in trying to sell homes in area.] [Resident James CLARK - comments.] [Resident Lois GIBBS - comments.]
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Shepard, Gary
Duration:
00:02:10

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