NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 28, 1983
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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) Allegations that Environmental Protection Agency was politically motivated in its allocation of toxic waste cleanup funds examined. [Representative John DINGELL - notes corroboration of testimony indicating political pressure on superfund.] Environmental Protection Agency employee's account of Rita Lavelle's use of superfund for IN site to aid Senator Richard Lugar's reelection campaign discussed; details outlined on screen. Lavelle aide quoted on screen regarding withholding superfund cleanup money to hurt Jerry Brown's Senate race; reactions of Lavelle and Lugar noted.
REPORTER: Robert Hager
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