NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 26, 1976
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(Studio) Environmental Protection Agency files lawsuit to get autos polluting air off streets.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Cincinnati, Ohio) Last summer haze over Hamilton Cnty. caused mainly by unburned gasoline from car engines, Environmental Protection Agency claims, and ordered city and country to do something. Cincinnati took measures to remedy situation. Result: pollution testing ctrs. Environmental Protection Agency counters that ctrs. are not enough and wants rest of country to adopt similar program. Hamilton Cnty. refused and Environmental Protection Agency filed suit. [Ohio highway director Donald COOK - welcomes suit to resolve state's right issue of whether Environmental Protection Agency can demand Cook act under their orders.] Hamilton Cnty. officials and citizens' responses noted.
REPORTER: Bob Kur