NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 02, 1983
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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Winchester, Virginia) Tire fire near Winchester, Virginia, begun in October, reported continuing to burn; details given, films shown. EPA's decision not to put fire out examined. [EPA spokesperson Tom MASSEY - explains agency's situation.] Problem of water pollution should fire be extinguished discussed. [EPA spokesperson Dr. Joseph LAFORNARA - explains scope of problem.] EPA measures to collect polluted water and oil as result of fire runoff described, shown. [MASSEY - notes containment of oil and polluted water so far.] Cost of fire so far mentioned.
REPORTER: Bob Abernethy
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