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EPA Superfund #305506

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 24, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Kingsboro, Massachusetts) EPA's superfund's history, failures and successes reviewed; scenes shown. [Envtlist. John O'CONNOR, Environmental Protection Agency administration Lee THOMAS - note magnitude of toxic waste cleanup was not foreseen.] Extent of problem outlined on screen, discussed. Baltimore, Maryland, site said illustrating poor cleanup results. [Envtlist. Daryl BRAITHWAITE - feels Baltimore case is purely cosmetic.] [THOMAS - responds.] [Representative Henry WAXMAN - calls for new superfunding legislature] [Massachusetts resident Linda NOVELLI - notes ongoing strain of living near toxic waste dump.] [O'CONNOR - feels stronger legislature is mandatory for country's future.]
REPORTER: Victoria Corderi

Corderi, Victoria;
Dean, Morton

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