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Pollution / Ohio / Steel Companies / EPA #487404

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 10, 1976
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(Studio) For 2 years, Environmental Protection Agency tried to figure cost of stopping air and water pollution in Mahoning River Valley in Ohio. Environmental Protection Agency says cleanup to cost $250 million.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Youngstown, Ohio) Steel plants are old and pollute area. No fish in river for 50 years Steel workers and people in area support companies [Steel worker Carl SCHONU.S. Housing and Urban Development - says he and others will lose jobs if plant shut down. Don't need clean river and air.] Steel companies will have until 1983 to install water pollution controls. [Dvt. official William SULLIVAN - says EPA should be congratulated for decision.]

Chancellor, John;
Iker, Sam

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