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Alaska / Oil Industry / Alcohol Testing #568927

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 01, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Mandatory drug testing for capts. and officers of tankers sailing out of Valdez, AK, noted going into effect today. Report introduced.

(No location given: Stan Bernard) Life aboard tanker Arco Anchorage during voyage from Valdez, AK, to Puget Sound in Washington featured to exemplify far-reaching effects of Exxon Valdez oil spill; details given scenes shown. [Pump man Joe MULROONEY - says crew is taking every precaution it can since oil spill.] [Chief ENGINEER - says crew members are basically "watchers", to be sure everything is running smoothly.] Concerns of crew detailed. [Captain Bob LAWLER - comments on effects of oil spill on oil industry, tankers and their crews.]

Bernard, Stan;
Brokaw, Tom

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