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Chlordane #317004

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 11, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Robert Schakne) Controversy over EPA's compromise solution to call for removal of carcinogenic termite control pesticide chlordane featured; details given, scenes shown. [EPA spokesperson John MOORE - explains chlordane's impact on human and rodent physiologies.] [Ellen WARNBRUN - describes daughter's continued health problems as result of chlordane.] [Terri JONES - comments on having to vacate home contaminated with pesticide.] Terms of Environmental Protection Agency agreement with manufacturer Velsicol Chemical Corp. outlined. [Environment attorney Arthur BRYANT - criticizes government's decision to allow continued sales of chlordane stockpiles.] [Pest control industry representative George RAMBO - disagrees.] Response of major pest control companies mentioned.

Rather, Dan;
Schakne, Robert

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