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(Studio: Dan Rather) Governments of New Jersey, New York state and New York City reported moving to seize oil tanker to help pay for its spill cleanup; details given. Report introduced.
(Washington: Deborah Potter) Mega Borg disaster reported spurring oil companies to avoid spill liability; Shell's decision to use independent operators noted; Congressional efforts to regulate oil shipping mentioned; details given of Exxon Valdez spill costs. [Shell International Richard TOOKEY - comments on decision.] [Representative George MILLER - says taxpayers shouldn't have to pay.] [Maritime lawyer Pete OLNEY - comments on safety.] [Friends of the Earth Clifton CURTIS - comments.]
- Potter, Deborah;
- Rather, Dan
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