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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Washington: Deborah Potter) Environmental Protection Agency reported not enforcing law regarding toxic waste violations; details given of situation at toxic waste dump in New Castle, DE; scenes shown. [EPA Eric NEWMAN - promises action in getting dump cleaned up.] Government report's conclusions regarding EPA's effectiveness in these situations outlined on screen. [Senator Frank LAUTENBERG - says taxpayers pay bill because Environmental Protection Agency won't enforce law.] [Clean Water Action Henry COLE, Environmental Protection Agency James STROCK - comment on criticism of EPA.] Cost of cleaning up toxic waste sites across country estimated.
- Potter, Deborah;
- Rather, Dan
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