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Pennsylvania / Oil Spill #559036

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 05, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Steve Delaney) Cleanup crews shown working on Ohio River after oil spill; details given. [Emergency management agency spokesperson John COMAY - comments on cleanup efforts.] Impact of spill discussed. Fayette, Pennsylvania, firemen shown rationing water. [Disaster relief coordinator Joe MOSES - comments on area's water shortages.] Officials quoted regarding water conservation. Oil spill's progress illustrated. Wellsville, Ohio, mentioned. Ashland oil terminal reported splitting open and causing spill; scenes shown. [Ashland Oil spokesperson John HALL - comments on company's compliance with laws.] EPA spokesperson quoted.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Ashland Oil reported accepting financial responsibility for cleanup.

Brokaw, Tom;
Delaney, Steve

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