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Radon Gas #318345

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 06, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(W. Springfield, Virginia: Deborah Potter) West Springfield elementary school shown evacuated after deadly levels of radon gas discovered. [Parent Judy PENSABENE - urges action.] National Academy of Sciences report quoted. [National Academy of Sciences Dr. Jacob FABRIKANT - comments on radon effects upon smokers.] Radon sources and effects illustrated. [EPA spokesperson Richard GUIMOND - says dangerous levels found in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.] Radon survey illustrated. Officials quoted. Methods of correcting radon leakage shown. EPA officials quoted. Congress and administration noted urged to help rectify problem.

Potter, Deborah;
Rather, Dan

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