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Eye On The Earth (Florida Everglades / Mercury Pollution) #345134

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 03, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Florida Everglades: Bob Faw) Mercury pollution in the Florida Everglades featured; scenes shown of Everglades, area garbage incinerators. [Department of Environmental Regulation Carol BROWNER - says we're ruining the Everglades.] [Everglades National Park superintendent Richard RING, Florida environmentalist Tom WEIS - note effects of mercury poisoning.] [Dade County official Tahnum GOLDSHMID - says incinerators aren't damaging Everglades.] [National Clean Water Action Henry COLE - notes shortsightedness of President Bush's administration.] Excerpt shown of film "Alice in Wonderland"; 1950s photos shown of Japanese mercury poisoning victims. [Environmental consultant Stephen KRIVANEK - notes expense of the problem.] [While fishing, WOMAN - downplays the problem.] Scenes shown of Florida anti- incinerator protesters.

Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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