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Toxic Waste Sites / New York Garbage #290361

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 18, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Problems of toxic waste dumping in urban areas examined. [Report author Walter HANG - notes many city dumps have been transformed into toxic landfills.] New York Public Int. Research Group's analysis of city landfills over past 20 years. outlined. [Report author Charla REINGANUM - notes findings.] Range of toxic materials deposited in city dumps noted. [Study author Joel HIRSCHHORN - discusses potential for disasters with city water supplies.] [HANG - thinks nation should be concerned about Catch-22 situation; explains.] Superfund's list of most hazardous sites in United States noted include locations beginning as local garbage dump.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan
Duration:
00:02:30

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