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Nuclear Plants / Savannah River / Safety #319356

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 16, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Energy Department officials quoted with regard to safety of Savannah R. nuclear defense plant. Facility noted shut down due to safety violations. Report introduced.

(Salt Lake City, UT: David Dow) Federal energy officials reported meeting here with govs. of affected states to discuss nuclear waste problems. [On November 17, Governor Cecil ANDRUS - comments on waste issues.] Inadequacy of United States waste disposal operation noted; scenes shown. [Governor Garrey CARRUTHERS - criticizes system.] Delayed opening of waste site in New Mexico discussed. Waste crisis at Rocky Flats plant in Colorado examined. [Governor Roy ROMER - threatens to close Rocky Flats.] Results of meeting in Salt Lake City discussed.

Reporter(s):
Dow, David;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:20

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