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Environment: Bush / Ozone / Military #342778

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 11, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Bush reported calling for a faster phase-out of chemicals that are destroying the ozone layer. Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Military's role in ozone depletion featured; scenes shown from General Dynamics plant in Fort Worth, Texas, where the ozone damaging cleaning solvent CFC-113, or freon, is used. [National Toxic Campaign John O'CONNOR, Air Force Gary VEST - talk about military's contribution to ozone depletion.] Animation shown of damage to the ozone layer. [Hughes Aircraft Ray TURNER - talks about solution to replace CFC chemical.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Implications of Bush's recommendation noted.

Reporter(s):
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:30

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