NBC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 20, 1983
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(Studio) Environmental Protection Agency employees reported claiming computer discs relevant to congress probe of agency have been erased or are missing.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace
(DC) [EPA employee Hugh KAUFMAN - claims information has been erased and discs have disappeared since Lavelle's firing.] Disappearance of disc containing memo by Lavelle aide claiming business community is administration's primary constituent noted also containing notes on toxic waste dump sites and genetic risks in controlling hazardous wastes. [Representative James SCHEUER - threatens action if info. has been destroyed.] Lavelle's former aide Eugene Ingold's reaction to events outlined; Lavelle said claiming ignorance.
REPORTER: Robert Hager