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Massachusetts / Oil Tanker Grounded #486695

NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 20, 1976
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(Studio) Report on oil tanker, "Argo Merchant," grounded off Nantucket; oil spill now headed for rich fishing area of Georges Bank.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Boston, Massachusetts) Coast Guard estimates of lost oil noted. [EPA director Russell TRAIN - notes adverse effects slick could have on area.] Cape Cod Fishermen's Coalition lawsuit against ship's owner, Thebes Shipping, Incorporated, of Monrovia, Liberia, and company petition to limit liability noted. Other details noted.
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
McCarthy, Lee
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00:01:40

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