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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Washington: Deborah Potter) Reaction to decision by NRC to deregulate disposal of some radioactive waste featured; details given of plan that calls for low-level waste to be dumped in ordinary landfills and recycled. [NRC chairman Kenneth CARR - talks about shift to unregulated status.] [Mothers for Peace Rochelle BECKER, Public Citizen Ken BOSSONG - oppose plan.] Response of Environmental Protection Agency and nuclear power industry noted. [Nuclear Management and Resource Council Byron LEE - says we have to look at the public perception of this action.]
- Potter, Deborah;
- Rather, Dan
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