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Boston / Sewer System #294861

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 13, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Boston, Massachusetts) Health risks posed by Boston's antiquated sewer system examined. [Judge GARRETTY - (sic) describes situation.] [Conservation Law Fndn. spokesperson Doug. FOY - thinks politicians have chosen cheapest route.] Smithsonian Institution noted asking to display system's steam pump, but refused due to lack of replacement with which to operate system. [Sewer administration William GEARY - suggests legislators explain lack of action.] [MA house speaker Thomas McGEE - responds.] Garretty noted threatening to ban future sewer hookups if pols. don't act; econ. implications for city development noted. [GARRETTY - anticipates future harbor conditions.] [Clamdigger Chester BRAGG - suggests sewage be dumped in state house]
REPORTER: Steve Young

Rather, Dan;
Young, Steve

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