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Rocky Flats, Colorado / Nuclear Plant Investigation #569026

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 15, 1989
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Denver, Colorado: Roger O'Neil) FBI reported adding more agents to investigation of allegations that Rocky Flats nuclear defense plant officials covered up illegal dumping of hazardous waste into air and water. [Dr. Harvey NICHOLS - comments on plutonium levels in air and water here.] Scientists noted not certain of danger levels for plutonium intake. [Colorado Health Department spokesperson Al HAZLE - comments on acceptable plutonium levels.] [Resident Cheryl DRAKE-HOLZHAUER - comments on buying bottled water.] [Broomfield, Colorado, mayor Les SHURTZ - comments.] Prod. at Rocky Flats noted continue; Energy Secretary James Watkins quoted.

O'Neil, Roger;
Utley, Garrick

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