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Nuclear Power Plants / Hanford, Washington #312884

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 07, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Govt. reported temporarily closing Hanford, WA, nuclear power plant, similar in design to Chernobyl, for safety modifications; details given.

(Richland, WA: David Dow) Plant's shutdown and background to controversy surrounding it examined; details given, scenes shown. [Energy Secretary John HERRINGTON - defs. modification plans.] [INVESTIGATOR - claims he found safety violations closing plant.] [Representative Al SWIFT - calls for permanent shutdown of such plants.] [Chamber of Commerce spokesperson Steve SERVIN - defs. plant.]

Dow, David;
Schieffer, Bob

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