CBS Evening News for Sunday, Apr 01, 1984
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(Studio) Worldwatch Institution's study on impact of acid rain, ozone and other Maryland pollutants on international forests and economy implications outlined.
(DC) Status of United States-Canada negotiations on acid rain examined; Canadian external affairs minister Allan MacEachen's meeting today with Secretary of State George Shultz mentioned. Extent of United States-based acid rain and its impact on Canada's environmental illustrated on map. [MacEACHEN - cites necessity of international cooperation to reverse destruction of lakes and forests.] Outcome of recent Canadian Parliament conference on issue mentioned. [Environment minister Charles CACCIA (Central Intelligence Agency) - calls for end to United States acid rain.] Reagan administration's handling of 1980 United States-Canada agreement worked out by Carter administration outlined on screen, discussed; Canadian ambassador's note of protest to State Department over Reagan administration `s lack of action on agreement quoted on screen. [Environmental Protection Agency administration William RUCKELSHAUS - claims President Reagan is not ready to announce control strategy.]
REPORTER: Sam Ford