CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 02, 1983
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(Studio) Environmental Protection Agency reported tentatively approving plan to burn hazardous waste at sea on special ship.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Brownsville, Texas) Concern over potential environmental disaster with plan examined; film shown courtesy Chemical Waste Mgt. company Details of plan explained. [Public health coordinator Sue Ann FRUGE - notes inability to assure safety of process.] [Chemical Waste spokesperson Frank KROHN - defs. safety of plan in Gulf of Mexico.] [Toxicology professor Stephen SAFE - claims inability to clean up accident involving PCBs on ship.] [Governor Mark WHITE - is concerned over plan; refers to the Titanic's claim to be unsinkable.] Environmental Protection Agency said holding public hearing later in month prior to granting permit.
REPORTER: David Dick
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