CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 20, 1982
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(Studio) 1970 passage of Clean Air Act recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Boise, ID) Lucille Cavanaugh, emphysema victim, noted moving to Boise on pretext of finding clean air,; air pollution here and opposition to admin.'s proposed easing of Clean Air Act regulations examined. [CAVANAUGH - compares smog here with that in Los Angeles, California.] [Hanford KING - criticizes air.] Admin.'s proposed changes in Clean Air Act outlined on screen, discussed. [Former Environmental Protection Agency official David HAWKINS - thinks administration is delivering on Reagan's campaign promises; comments on Dingell-Broyhill legislature] [EPA spokesperson Kathleen BENNETT - defs. changing act.] [Representative John DINGELL - denies health benefit from ridding air of carbon monoxide.] Bill Rodenbaugh, Cavanaugh's health problems noted.
REPORTER: Ed Rabel
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