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PBB Controversy / Michigan #488058

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 27, 1976
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(Studio) Michigan governor and legislature join in polybrominated biphenyl, PBB, controversy.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Big Rapids, Michigan) There are reduced dairy and meat sales in Parts of Michigan. [WOMAN - says it's terrible no one is doing anything about bad meat and milk.]
REPORTER: Brian Ross

(Kalamazoo, Michigan) Governor William Milliken appts. panel of scientific experts. [MILLIKEN - cites reasons for panel.]
REPORTER: Brian Ross

(Mason, Michigan) Michigan Senators inspect cattle. Michigan bought herd from farmer who said animals were contaminated with PHH. Michigan State University scientists say animals safe for consumption because PHB levels under federal standards. Dairy farmers picket and dispute findings. [Michigan State University Or. Sam GETTY - says milk and meat safe.] [FARMER - says let these people eat 1 of cows.] Controversy with regard to PBB conts.
REPORTER: Brian Ross

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Ross, Brian
Duration:
00:02:00

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