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Oil Spill / Florida #480696

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 07, 1975
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(Studio) Report on search to find out who caused oil spill in Florida in July.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Florida) July 17, 1975, film shows oil slick in Florida Keys. Cost $367,000 to clean up mess. Coast Guard (CG) had list of 247 ships that passed through area and sample of oil bilge from each ship.
REPORTER: Fred Francis

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Greek captain of Liberian tanker arrested for willful pollution. Oil "fingerprints" taken from each ship and compared with Florida oil slick oil in Coast Guard laboratory
REPORTER: Fred Francis

(New York) Soon all Coast Guard bases will have same gear to trace oil polluters. New York Coast Guard recovered $100,000 in clean-up costs due to equipment.
REPORTER: Fred Francis

Chancellor, John;
Francis, Fred

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