CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 14, 1992
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Closing of the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, by Brazilian President Fernando Collor de Mello reported; scenes shown. Report introduced.
(Guangdong Province, China: Bill Whitaker) Dumping of plastic waste in Asia by the United States featured; scenes shown from a trash heap in Manila, Philippines, where people scavenge to live. [Philippine environmentalist Nicanor PERLAS, department of energy and natural resources Delfin GANAPIN - say United States is dumping toxic wastes in the Philippines.] Importing of American plastic waste into Hong Kong noted; scenes shown. [Environmental protection department Dick ROOTHAM, Nan Kong Plastic Company WU Chi-Ming, Philippine environmentalist Maximo KALAW - talk about the income from, and dangers of, this trade.]
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