NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 07, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(DC: Robert Hager) EPA's failure to destroy stockpiles of ethylene dibromide (EDB), highly toxic pesticide, as legally required following its ban on chemical in early 1980s examined; details given, scenes shown. Warehse. leak of EDB in Saint Joseph, Missouri, described. [Resident Sharon CHANDLER - recalls community's concern.] EPA's surreptitious effort to relocate EDB described. [Representative Mike SYNAR - accuses Environmental Protection Agency of failure to comply with law, creating widespread health hazard.] [EPA spokesperson Doug. KANT - defs. agency's efforts.]
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