NBC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 16, 1983
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(Studio) Secretary of State George Shultz reported meeting in Nova Scotia with Canadian officials to discuss several issues, include problem of acid rain. Change in talk site due to proximity of USSR freighter to original location noted.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace
(Halifax, Nova Scotia) Canada's concern over Reagan administration's in action on acid rain examined; their criticism of Shultz and Environmental Protection Agency administration William Ruckelshaus' motive in current trip noted. [Environment minister Charles CACCIA (Central Intelligence Agency) - urges United States to resolve acid rain issue.] Source of acid rain and impact on environment explained; OMB director David Stockman said rejecting Ruckelshaus acid rain control program proposal due to econs. Details of Ruckelshaus proposal outlined, illustrated on map. Diplomatic significance of acid rain issue in United States-Canada relations considered.
REPORTER: Fred Francis