ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 21, 1978
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(Studio) New Environmental Protection Agency study on dumps around country that are potential health hazards noted. Study reported prompted by situation in Love Canal section of Niagara Falls, New York, where Hooker Chemicals Company once dumped waste.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(Niagara Falls, New York) Description of situation in Niagara Falls given. [Homeowners Association spokesperson Lois GIBBS - says group feels chemical waste is cause of many health problems in area.] [Karen SCHROEDER - describes daughter Sherry's birth defects. Reports in small area, 5 of 24 children are retarded; thinks that's too many to be coincidence.] New York state's response to Love Canal problem noted. EPA's ntnwide. survey of such dumps reported.
REPORTER: Bill Stewart
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