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Pampa, Texas / Chemical Plant-Disease Link #332244

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 16, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Gray County, Texas: Scott Pelley) Concern that west Texas chemical plant is causing pollution that is responsible for diseases, such as cancer, miscarriages and Down's syndrome, in town of Pampa, Texas, examined; scenes shown of Hoechst Celanese plant in Gray County, Texas. [Attorney Tom UPCHURCH - comments.] [Resident Kim MOORE, Dr. Gerald HOLMAN - comment on Down's syndrome.] Lawsuit against plant reviewed. [Plaintiff Mike HOWLAND - lists diseases in group of railroad workers.] [Plaintiff Mike GARDNER - expresses bitterness over his leukemia.] [Plant manager Brent STEPHENS - says company meets environmental regulations.] Environmental Protection Agency document on carcinogens in area noted. [STEPHENS - says town is safe.]

Pelley, Scott;
Rather, Dan

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