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Fuel Pipeline Safety #315913

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 28, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Peter Van Sant) Congress study warning of dangers posed by country's aging underground fuel pipelines examined; details given, scenes shown. Deaths of Beverly and Jennifer Spano in Mounds View, Minnesota, South Charleston, West Virginia, explosion cited as exs. [West Virginia SURVIVOR - describes ordeal.] [Representative Bruce VENTO - considers pipelines time bombs.] General Acct. Ofc. findings outlined on screen. [National Trans. Safety Bd. spokesperson John LAUBER - expects more problems to occur due to pipeline's aging.] Lack of substantial penalty for company responsible for Mounds View tragedy noted. [VENTO - accuses regulators of reluctance.] [WOMAN -comments.]

Van Sant, Peter;
Schieffer, Bob

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