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Toxic Wastes #507929

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 18, 1980
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(Studio) Senator Fin. Committee reported recommending legislature for federal cleanup of toxic waste dumps such as Love Canal, New York; House measure mentioned. New regulations for disposal of toxic waste noted effective tonight.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Calumet City, Illinois) Govt. crackdown on toxic waste and EPA's criticism of disposal procedures outlined; disposal-related purpose of Resources Conservation and Recovery Act and actual purpose with regard to consequences for those responsible for generating toxic waste outlined. [Ecology and Environment, Incorporated spokesperson Joe PETRILLI - comments.] Implications of legislature for disposal companies discussed. [EPA spokesperson William SANJOUR - comments.] Prospects for situation's future considered.
REPORTER: Roger O'Neil (WTCN-TV newstape) (WAVE-TV news tape)

Chancellor, John;
O'Neil, Roger

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