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Nuclear Waste #287271

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 04, 1983
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(Studio) Problems posed by storing nuclear waste until permanent government storage sites are available noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Concern over possible nuclear waste accident due to overland shipments of spent material to temporary storage sites examined; today's shipment from West Valley, New York, cited as example Route illustrated on map. [Joyce GROSS - fears accident.] [Nuclear industry critic Marvin RESNIKOFF - claims containers in which fuel is shipped have never been tested.] [NRC spokesperson Richard CUNNINGHAM - defs. transportation system.] Berea, Ohio, city council mentioned passing resolution restricting such shipments; fed. government noted overriding local laws.
REPORTER: Andrea Naverson

Reporter(s):
Naverson, Andrea;
Rather, Dan
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00:02:00

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