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Virginia / Boy Scout Camp and Dioxin #534701

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 29, 1984
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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia) Environmental Protection Agency inspection of dioxin-contaminated Boy Scouts camp in Fort Hill, Virginia, and parents' concern since 1981 jamboree was held there examined; films shown. EPA, Ctrs. for Disease Control and scout leadership mentioned all claiming Scouts were never endangered. [Ctrs. for Disease Control spokesperson Chas. WALTERS, Boy Scouts of America spokesperson Paul CHAVEZ - defense analysis.] [Scout Mark HALL - is worried due to his numerous health problems since returning from jamboree.] Hall said claiming other scouts attending jamboree have similar problems. [Spence and Brenda LANGIEL - fear for their sons' future since they attended Virginia event.] [Dr. Barry RUMACK - believes situation isn't being taken seriously enough.] Scouts mentioned proceeding with plans to hold 1985 jamboree at same site.
REPORTER: Dan Molina

Brokaw, Tom;
Molina, Dan

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