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NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 19, 1979
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(Studio) Plight of Triana, Alabama, residents with regard to contaminated fish noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Triana, Alabama) Federal investigators' discovery of high levels of DDT contamination in fish from Indian Creek and town's dependence on fish as food source reported CDC (Centers for Disease Control) tests of residents cited. Source of contamination said to be nearby DDT plant, now closed; Environmental Protection Agency report with regard to contamination of stream quoted. DDT level of residents noted, especially that of Felix Winn; film shown. [Mayor Clyde FOSTER - comments.] CDC (Centers for Disease Control) desire for further tests cited.
REPORTER: Bob Jimenez (WAFF-TV newstape, Huntsville, Alabama)

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Jimenez, Bob
Duration:
00:01:50

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