CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 29, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Glen Avon, California) Threat to Glen Avon, California, from Stringfellow toxic waste site seepage of carcinogen TCE examined; details illustrated on screen, explained. Inability of families such as the Billingtons to sell their house noted. [Mr. BILLINGTON - claims their dream house has turned into a nightmare.] State mentioned providing drinking water for Glen Avon residents. [Hazardous materials lab spokesperson Bart SIMMONS - notes need to determine extent of underground plume threatening region.] Additional problem created by closing of only remaining toxic waste dump in region, necessitating ground transport of noxious chemicals, noted. [MAN - fears truck spill.] Santa Barbara's opposition to expansion of existing dump mentioned. [CHILD - describes physical effects of fumes.]
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater
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