NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 05, 1971
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(Studio) Radioactive waste materials used in building foundations in Colorado town.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Grand Junction, Colorado) 4,000 homes have radioactive foundations. Reporters found town apathetic. Health Department tried to find extent. [Pediatrician Dr. Robert ROSS - says small children and unborn children should be protected.] Colorado recommends material should be removed; would be costly. Atomic Energy Commission study says would cost $15,000 per home. State health department and town feels commission should pay it.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs
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