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Medicine: Lawn Care Products #331937

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 28, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Deborah Potter) Lawn products that make people sick examined; details given; scenes shown. [Victim Sharon MALHOTRA - comments on her headaches that resulted from allergic reactions to lawn treatments.] [Professional Lawn Care Association Barry TROUTMAN - defends industry.] Government reported still studying health risks associated with lawn care products; General Accounting Office conclusions outlined on screen. [Senator Joseph LIEBERMAN - says this is consumer deception.] Link of herbicides to cancer in humans discussed. [EPA's Anne LINDSAY - comments on situation.] Death of George Prior discussed. [Victim's brother Thomas PRIOR - says his brother died after playing golf on course treated with chemicals.] Congress reported being urged to require posting of signs in yards treated with these chemicals.

Potter, Deborah;
Rather, Dan

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