NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 21, 1971
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(Studio) Birmingham air pollution 3 times critical level yesterday.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Birmingham, Alabama) 8 respiratory disease deaths in last 10 days; industry lobby blocked most state air pollution legislature [Cameron McDONALD - says asked Federal Govt. to step in to prevent killer smog taking over Birmingham.] [Cnty. Health Ofr. Dr. George HARDY - says pollution could have devastating effect on people in cnty.] Most large inds. agree to curtail non-essential production; rain lowers pollution level; problem remains.
REPORTER: John Dancy
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