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Environment / Clean Air Act #331452

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 26, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Phil Jones) EPA, President Bush and Senate reported privately negotiating provisions of proposed Clean Air Act; details given of environmentalists' protests; scenes shown. [New York environment department Tom JORLING, United States Public Interest Research Group David HAMILTON, industry lobbyist William FAY - comment on different aspects of bill.] Senator George Mitchell reported threatening to bring bill before Senate. [MITCHELL, Senator Alan SIMPSON - comment on political repercussions of openly discussing this bill.] [Environmental lobbyist Leon BILLINGS - criticizes closed-door discussions.] Power of special interest groups in this situation discussed. [US Public Interest Research Group Gene KARPINSKI - comments on contributions that special interest groups make to Congressional campaigns.]

Jones, Phil;
Rather, Dan

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