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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 16, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Acting Environmental Protection Agency administration John Hernandez's explanation for allowing Dow Chemical Company to edit agency report fixing blame for dioxin contamination of Michigan rivers on co. examined. [HERNANDEZ - defs. making decisions on false info.] Criticism of Hernandez's lack of action in Dallas company's contamination of region with lead noted. [Representative Elliott LEVITAS - questions Hernandez's behavior.] [HERNANDEZ - responds.] House committee said holding evidence that Hernandez planned to block plan for cleanup in which company would be held financial accountable.
REPORTER: Eric Engberg

Engberg, Eric;
Rather, Dan

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