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Mexico-US / Water Pollution #332053

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 06, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Rio Grande River: Scott Pelley) Problem of polluted waters moving from Mexico to United States rivers examined; details given of outbreaks of disease resulting from this polluted water; scenes shown. [Senator Phil GRAMM - says Mexico should clean up its water.] [Former Environmental Protection Agency official Richard REAVES - lists viruses that have been found in Mexican sewage.] US-Mexican plan to treat sewage mentioned. [Former Texas health official Jose GONZALEZ - says there is a threat to human life.]

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:20

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