CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 30, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles: John Blackstone) Exxon's settlement with Alaskan government in Exxon Valdez oil spill case featured; details given. [Alaska Governor Walter HICKEL - says this is a good deal.] 1989 footage of oil spill shown. [Wilderness Society George FRAMPTON - says there's no material difference between this settlement and the last one.] [Acting assistant United States attorney general Barry HARTMAN - says this fine is high.] Need for fine to be approved by federal judge who refused the last fine noted. Discussion held about whether this settlement will end Exxon's legal troubles.
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