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Oil Spills / Liberian Tanker #486868

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 30, 1976
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(Studio) New oil spill 15 miles below Philadelphia on Delaware River from Liberian tanker "Olympic Games." Amt. of oil and destruction resulting from oil noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania) Repair work on tanker noted. Federal government thinking about impounding ship to insure ship, crew and owners face up to their legal problems. [US attorney David MARSTEN - is concerned over "rash of spills" last couple of weeks Problem is "Liberian flags of convenience" with no safety standards, Greek crew, Panamanian owners, and Pennsylvania stuck with spill.] Defense attorney asks for more time because of many legal problems involved in case.
REPORTER: Brian Ross Artist: Steve Cohen

Chancellor, John;
Ross, Brian

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