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California / Mono Lake Controversy #317411

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 04, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Mono Lake, California: Jerry Bowen) Controversy over efforts to save Mono Lake, being destroyed by Los Angeles water demands, examined; details given, scenes shown. [National Research Council spokesperson Duncan PATTEN - notes consequences of lake's demise.] Ecosystem dependent on lake explained. [Los Angeles water department spokesperson Duane GEORGESON - denies immediate threat to Mono Lake.] [Mono Lake Committee spokesperson Martha DAVIS - disagrees.] [Committee chairperson David GAINES - outlines proposal for meeting needs of both Mono Lake and Los Angeles.]

Bowen, Jerry;
Rather, Dan

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