NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 04, 1983
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(Studio) Nuclear waste stored in West Valley, New York, said being shipped elsewhere; rationale for government leaving it there so long recalled.
REPORTER: John Palmer
(DC) Shipment's route from New York to Wisconsin illustrated on map; route noted changed near Cleveland following community uproar. [Environmental Policy Institution spokesperson Fred MILLAR - notes potential for disaster.] [NRC spokesperson Richard CUNNINGHAM - defs. shipment process.] Safety factors involved in shipping containers discussed; Ohio and Illinois said unsuccessful in blocking shipments. Details given.
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy
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