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California / Toxic Waste Site #529919

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 21, 1983
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(Studio) Govt. suits against Rockwell International; GE; Weyerhaeuser Company; McDonnell Douglas; Northrop Corporation and others due to their involvement in California's Stringfellow Acid Pits toxic waste dump site noted. Stringfellow cleanup recalled focus of Environmental Protection Agency scandal.

(Glen Avon, California) California's efforts to prevent further contamination from Stringfellow noted; films shown. Site's background examined; possible impact on nearby Glen Avon community noted. Problems arising in process used to contain chemicals at site described, illustrated on screen. [Water quality control board spokesperson James ANDERSON - notes town's limited budget to battle situation.] EPA's approval of containment process despite continuing leaks and future threat to Glen Avon cited. [Protest leader Penny NEWMAN - claims method was supposed to only be temporary.]
REPORTER: Don Oliver

Oliver, Don

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