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Pacific Northwest / Asian Gypsy Moth #343916

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 21, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Bill Lagattuta) Efforts to stop the invasion of the Asian Gypsy moth in the Pacific Northwest featured; scenes shown of helicopters spraying bug-killing BT bacteria on Tacoma, WA, and of moth caterpillars. [Governor Booth GARDNER - notes seriousness of the problem.] Moths' means of arriving in the United States noted. [PROTESTER - calls for halt to bacterial spraying.] [US Forest Service Wayne EDDY - denies that BT causes problems.] [Washington hot line WORKER - tells caller that BT has no effects on human health.]

Reporter(s):
Lagattuta, Bill;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:01:50

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