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Nuclear Waste #289096

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 15, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Criticism of government `s proposal for nuclear waste disposal examined. [Dr. Marvin RESNIKOFF - considers situation serious.] Past means of storing nuclear waste recalled; film shown courtesy Sandia National Labs. [Atomic Industrial Forum spokesperson Michael GRAHAM - praises shipping containers.] [RESNIKOFF - notes potential disaster from accident in large city.] [GRAHAM - responds.] Efforts of individual towns to ban or regulate shipments of spent nuclear fuel discussed; Resnikoff's suggestion outlined. [Energy Department spokesperson Michael LAWRENCE - supports dry storage concept.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Reporter(s):
Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:30

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