NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 17, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles, California: Don Oliver) Air pollution problems in Los Angeles, California, and solution for improving conds. examined. Case of Leroy Blum cited as ex. of effects of smog upon humans; scenes shown. [University of California at Irvine Dr. Robert PHELAN - comments.] Amt. of ozone and carbon dioxide released in air daily here graphed. Plan to reduce amount in air outlined. [Clean Air Coalition spokesperson Mark ABRAMOWITZ - doubts that plan will work.] [Western States Petroleum Association spokesperson Doug. HENDERSON - says people depend on petroleum ind. in Los Angeles basin.] Impact of plan upon southern California lifestyle discussed. [Rand Corporation spokesperson James HAMMITT - comments.] [S. Coast Air Quality Management District spokesperson A. Norton YOUNGLOVE - says air must be cleaned up.]
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