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Niagara Falls / Toxic Waste #281562

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Dec 12, 1982
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(Studio) Toxic waste reported threatening water supply of Niagara Falls, New York.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Niagara Falls, New York) Environmental Protection Agency claim that Hooker Chemical Company waste is threatening city's water supply examined. [EPA regional administration Jacqueline SCHAEFFER -
REPORTER: Andrea Naverson

describes situation.] Environmental Protection Agency noted holding city responsible for cleanup of mysterious contaminated region. [Mayor Michael O'LOUGHLIN - doesn't accept liability.] [SCHAEFFER - notes passage of settlement deadline set by Environmental Protection Agency administration Anne Gorsuch with Hooker and parent company Occidental Chemical.] [Occidental vice president Norman ALPERT - doesn't believe court fight is in interest of city.] [RESIDENTS - comment.]

Dean, Morton;
Naverson, Andrea

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