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Catalytic Converter / EPA #36521

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 04, 1975
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(Studio) Environmental Protection Agency to announce tomorrow 1 year suspension of 1977 emission standards for autos. Environmental Protection Agency to head off serious health problems that could be caused by catalytic converter.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Converter gives off sulfuric acid mist that threatens to become major health concern. New standard to go in effect by 1979; converter will be phased out probably. Health hazards resulting from converters outlined. General Motors film shown of catalytic converter production.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

(Studio) Machinist Union reports it's been getting complaints about eye, nose, throat irritations from mechanics working on cars equipped with catalytic converters.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Reporter(s):
Bergman, Jules;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:02:10

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