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Washington / Nuclear Disposal Site #276716

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 25, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Richland, WA) Local opposition to presence of nuclear disposal site examined; dump's background and current and future policies outlined. [State assistant attorney general Michael HANLEY - notes voters' position.] South Carolina and NV said only other such sites in the nation; result of disposal restrictions they recently enacted cited. Washington noted only 1 accepting waste from Three Mile Island; details given. [General Public Utilities SPOKESPERSON - doesn't want TMI to be waste disposal site.] [Western Trade Association spokesperson Charles KEENAN - wants to overturn WA's restrictions.] [WA health and soc. services spokesperson Terry STROMG - notes dilemma posed by issue.] TMI's effort to ship as much waste as possible here, prior to deadline, mentioned.
REPORTER: Linda Douglass

Douglass, Linda;
Schieffer, Bob

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