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Pennsylvania / Clean Air Bill #331832

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 21, 1990
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Clairton: Phil Jones) Senate reported defeating provision in the Clean Air Bill that would force steel industry to clean up coke emissions; details given; scenes shown of steel mills in Clairton, Pennsylvania. [Resident Shirley VEROSTIK - describes her illness that is caused by steel company emissions.] [Bethlehem Steel Corporation chairman Walter WILLIAMS - says steel company emissions do not cause cancer.] EPA's stance on issue detailed. [Chemistry teacher Dr. SCHRELEY - describes odors emanating from mills.] [TEENS - comment on their headaches.] [University of Pittsburgh Dr. Walter GOLDBURG - compares air quality to smoking a few cigarettes per day.] [American Iron Works and Steel Institution spokesman Milton DEANER - says tougher emissions standards mean that plants will close.] [Local advisory panel member Marilyn SKOLNICK - says panel was advised not to exacerbate unemployment problem.] [Resident Johnnie PILAND - comments on pollution.] Real damage to people living here noted unknown.

Chung, Connie;
Jones, Phil

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