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Radiation Levels in United States / Utah Case #499322

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 18, 1978
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(Studio) House Commerce Committee's upcoming investigation into disposal of radioactive waste outlined; concerns about cancer risks mentioned.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Salt Lake City, UT) Amts. of radiation found in Salt Lake City area once used by Vitro Chemical Company, which processed uranium for Atomic Energy Cmsn., described. Growth of area since that time and results of discovery about radiation level in area reported Ex. given of fire station built atop landfill trucked to site from Vitro; level of radiation there stated. [Fireman John RADZINSKI - notes concerns.] [Fireman Bob BROWN - states lack of problems in last few years and uncertainty with regard to what may happen in future.] Length of time it can take for radiation-induced cancer to develop noted as 20 years
REPORTER: Larry Warren (KUTV, Salt Lake City, KUTV newstape)

Reporter(s):
Savitch, Jessica;
Warren, Larry
Duration:
00:01:50

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