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Pennsylvania / Oil Spill #559058

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 06, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Ohio River reported being affected by Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, oil spill. Report introduced. (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Steve Delaney) Oil slick shown moving down Ohio River toward Wheeling, West Virginia. Ohio lieutenant governor Paul Leonard mentioned touring affected areas. Cleanup effort illustrated. Oil's hazards to fish and waterfowl discussed. Wildlife expert shown treating injured birds. [West Penn Water Company SPOKESPERSON - reactivates water pumping station] West Penn noted having to cease operations when Monongahela River polluted. Ashland Oil storage tank's collapse reported being investigated. [Representative Doug. WALGREN - says federal standards for tanks don't exist.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Delaney, Steve

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