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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 23, 1983
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(Studio) Reagan administration purge of Environmental Protection Agency officials reported incling. firing today of inspector general Matthew Novick and administration director John Horton; Anne Burford thought safe in her position for now. Assessment of situation by House environmental committee chairperson Representative James Scheuer outlined; White House reaction noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Former assistant administration Rita Lavelle's appearance before House committee examined; her denial of conflict of ints. due to assns. with industry polluters noted. [Representative John CHAFEE - questions Lavelle's social affairs with polluters.] [LAVELLE - denies wrongdoing; notes association with Edwin Meese; criticizes Burford's management, recalls terms used when Burford fired her.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Hager, Robert;
Mudd, Roger

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