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Vermont Water Problem #54293

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 15, 1978
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(Studio) Bennington, VT's, concerns about safety in upcoming tourist season reported.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Bennington, VT) Details given of illness being caused by contaminated water in Bennington. [EPA health officer Linden WITHERELL - discusses problem.] Testing of water reported to have shown no problems; merchants' reaction to Environmental Protection Agency condemnation of water supply, in view of amount of tourist trade making up Bennington's economy, described. [Restaurant owner David MACKIE - has told Environmental Protection Agency that if it can't isolate problem, don't create one. Thinks that's what has happened here.] Outlook for situation given.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

Peterson, Roger;
Reasoner, Harry

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