CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 06, 1984
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REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Chicago, Illinois) Chicago reported considering ban on sale of leaded gasoline due to its health impact on inner city children. [Bd. of health spokesperson Dr. Quentin YOUNG - notes lead levels in yards facing hwys. versus backyards.] Findings of ntnwide. studies on lead levels in children outlined, discussed. [Alderman Danny DAVIS - notes Japan bans leaded gasoline.] Opposition to ban by dealers explained. [Illinois Gasoline Dealers Association spokesperson Robert JACOBS - feels ban will be burden on poor.] [YOUNG - responds.] Similar proposal recalled defeated several years ago in NYC.
REPORTER: Frank Currier
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