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Rio De Janeiro, Brazil / United Nations Earth Summit / US Position #345194

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 06, 1992
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Confirmation that Japan, Great Britain and other European Community countries will sign the biodiversity treaty and leaking of Environmental Protection Agency administrator William Reilly's memo urging President Bush to sign the treaty reported.

(At the Earth Summit in Rio: Doug Tunnell) United States standing as odd man out at the United Nations Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, featured; scenes shown of delegation of Senators there. [REILLY - says decision not to sign biodiversity treaty is final.] [Senator John KERRY - relates content of meetings with ambassadors from other countries.] Desire of Holland, Switzerland and Austria to attach a declaration that the US opposes the global warming treaty noted. [Senator Albert GORE - comments on overruling of Reilly.] [Senator Steven SYMMS - supports Bush.] [Governor Bill CLINTON - comments.]

Schieffer, Bob;
Tunnell, Doug

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