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Closeup (Toxic Substances Control) #41087

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 04, 1976
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(Studio) Farmers in Grand Rapids, Michigan, begin undergoing tests for contamination by PBB's; details noted. In New York, Hudson River has been found contaminated by PCB's.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Nyack, New York) Effects of PCB contamination on fishing industry on Hudson River. Case of fisherman Bob Gabrielson. [GABRIELSON - notes effect of PCB contamination on business] PCB's dumped into Hudson by 2 General Electric Company plants upriver. Toxic Substances Control Act bans production of PBB's; details of law noted, include notification of Environmental Protection Agency before new chemical mktd. or old one used in new way. Possible effects of new law noted.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

Bergman, Jules;
Reasoner, Harry

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