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Ozone Layer #311498

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 15, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles, California: David Dow) Researchers' concern over hole in ozone layer over Antarctica and implications for life on earth discussed; scenes shown. [National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin. spokesperson Susan SOLOMON, Jet Propulsion Lab spokesperson Crofton B. FARMER - discuss significance of event, possible relationship between cause and humans.] [Chemist Sherwood ROWLAND - expects situation to worsen.]

(NYC: Jane Bryant Quinn) Role of chloroflourocarbons (CFC) in ozone layer's destruction and their presence in everyday life explained, discussed; details given, scenes shown. [Bus. ethicist James KUHN - considers socio- pol. implications.] Background to DuPont's development of CFC reviewed. [Ind. spokesperson Richard BARNETT - considers concern premature.] [Former DuPont chemist Russell PETERSON - considers that attitude ridiculous; explains.] DuPont's intl. production of CFCs cited.

Dow, David;
Quinn, Jane Bryant;
Rather, Dan

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