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Ohio Water Pollution / Steel Industry #459665

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 31, 1971
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(Studio) Pollution control tied to paychecks in Youngstown, Ohio.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Youngstown, Ohio) Environmental Protection Agency charges steel industry has made open sewer of Mahoning River. [EPA spokesperson Chris POTOS - says use of river as open sewer both repugnant and contrary to federal water pollution act.] [Steel industry spokesperson William HARNISCH - says cost of meeting water quality standards will exceed $336 million; costs could cause decline of local steel industry]
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Delaney, Steve
Duration:
00:03:00

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