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Silver Bay / Reserve Mining #476659

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 14, 1974
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(Studio) Silver Bay, Minnesota, totally dependent on Reserve Mining Company
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Silver Bay, Minnesota) Reserve dumped iron ore wastes into Lake Superior till environmentalists protested. Asbestos fibers found in drinking water taken from Superior; asbestos linked to cancer. Judge Miles Lord rules to close plant; plant reopened after court appeal reversed decision. [Minnesota environmental agency Grant MERRITT - believes Reserve Mining disregards public health by dumping wastes.]
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson; No artist given

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Jamieson, Bob
Duration:
00:02:30

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