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Colorado / Nuclear Plant Dangers #498472

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 23, 1978
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(Studio) Report on potential hazard to which residents of area near Rocky Flats nuclear plant, close to Denver, may be exposed. Plant makes parts for hydrogen bombs.
REPORTER: Kelly Lange

(Rocky Flats, Colorado) Studies noted that show nuclear plant emissions have been contaminating surrounding area with radioactive material; cnty. health department studies on incidence of cancer and birth defects in residents detailed. [Health official Dr. Carl JOHNSON - says that if studies continue to show higher rates of leukemia, lung cancer and birth defects, it's clear that such plants must be located further from populated areas.] Plant officials' response stated.
REPORTER: Robert Bazell

Bazell, Robert;
Lange, Kelly

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