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Eye On The Earth (Russia: Radioactive Wastes At Sea) #345192

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 05, 1992
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(In the Russian Arctic: Anthony Mason) Threat of radioactive waste from Soviet submarines that sunk following accidents featured; scenes shown from the fjords near the island of Novaya Zemyla, Russia, where the Soviets secretly disposed of 12 damaged nuclear reactors. [Georgetown University Murray FESHBACH - comments.] Concern in neighboring Norway towns that share the border on the Barents Sea detailed. [Environmentalist Kare TANNVIK - comments.] Scientists' concern with the decline in the number of seals in the Arctic region noted. [University of Tromso Tore HAUG - comments.] [In Murmansk, Russia, teacher Ala SHARAPOVA - cites the number of nuclear reactors here.] The cost of bringing up the sunken reactors noted. [Moscow Greenpeace Dmitri LITVINOV - says the Russian have to be helped to deal with the reactors.]

Reporter(s):
Chung, Connie;
Mason, Anthony
Duration:
00:04:10

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