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India / Gas Leak Aftermath #534946

NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 14, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Bhopal, India) Bhopal, India, residents' flight from town in anticipation of local Union Carbide plant's reopening to convert methyl isocyanate examined; one family's (named in report) situation cited as example
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Institute, West Virginia) House health subcommittee hearing here on residents' concern over local Union Carbide plant featured. Experiences with polluted air of Don. Wilson, Paul Nuchims cited as exs. Union Carbide's 1981 report on leak at plant, include methyl isocyanate, outlined. [Chairperson Warren ANDERSON - acknowledges leaks; favors incrd. federal regulation of chemical industry] [Representatives James FLORIO, Henry WAXMAN - respond.] [ANDERSON - thinks Bhopal has changed the world.] Environmental Protection Agency mentioned not listing methyl isocyanate as hazardous pollutant.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert

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