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Louisiana / PCP Spill #511750

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 29, 1980
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(Studio) Toxic chemical PCP recalled spilled into Mississippi River 2 weeks ago when ships collided near New Orleans.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Shell Beach, LA) Efforts to recover missing PCP containers examined; films shown. Chemical's effects on shellfish and humans outlined. [Coast Guard P/O Dan DEWELL - comments.] Impact on local fishing industry noted. [FISHERMAN - comments.] Possibility of PCP flowing closer to New Orleans and possibly even into Gulf of Mexico considered.
REPORTER: Sandy Gilmour

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Gilmour, Sandy
Duration:
00:01:40

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