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Nuclear Power Plants #315413

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 23, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Denver, Colorado: Bob McNamara) Growing concern over job safety cutbacks by contractors hired by government to build nuclear power plants examined; death in Colorado of worker Joseph Martinez cited as example Details given, scenes shown. [Steelworkers union spokesperson Jim KELLY - comments.] [Senator John GLENN - considers situation a "creeping Chernobyl."] Specific problems found at indiv. plants in United States reviewed. [GLENN - notes clean-up costs.] [Energy Department spokesperson Mary WALKER - acknowledges time involved.] [Former Rocky Flats engineer James STONE - opposes wasting money and jeopardizing lives.] Stone's experience at Rocky Flats with Rockwell International described. [STONE - comments.] Rockwell's response to allegations mentioned. [WALKER - comments.] [GLENN - explains calling for monitoring of Energy Department] General Acct. Ofc.'s analysis of situation reported

Reporter(s):
McNamara, Bob;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:03:40

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