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Lake Shawnee, Ohio / Poisoning #458420

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 22, 1971
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(Studio) All fish in lake killed by insecticide poured into it.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Portsmouth, Ohio) Man charged with dumping 1/2 gallon of endrin pesticide into Lake Shawnee. [Natural Resources Department spokesperson Wan. NYE - says, if water released would kill everything between Lake and Ohio River; might pollute public water supply Lake outflow halted 2 weeks ago; lake purification process begun; process to take 1 1/2 mos., cost $50,000.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney.]

Chancellor, John;
Delaney.], Steve

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