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Nuclear Waste Sites #56799

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 24, 1979
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(Studio) Nuclear waste dump site at Barnwell, SC, noted only one in US remaining open; shutdown of other 2 recalled. Barnwell said refusing extra shipments; possible crisis for hospitals with regard to low level radioactive waste mentioned.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Chicago, Illinois) Use of nuclear scans as critical diagnostic tool at Children's Hospital in Chicago and implications if waste can't be disposed of examined. Case of patient, "Tammy," cited as example [Dr. James CONWAY - says nuclear studies have made difference in life and death for some children.] Dilemma with regard to Atomic Disposal Company's running out of storage space with regard to nuclear waste detailed. [Company spokesperson James BELL - comments on situation.] [CONWAY - calls it crisis situation.]
REPORTER: Julie Eckhert

Reporter(s):
Eckhert, Julie;
Robinson, Max
Duration:
00:01:50

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