NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 06, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(DC: Robert Hager) Environmental Protection Agency reported announcing eventual ban on asbestos, carcinogen that has killed thousands over past decades. [EPA administrator William REILLY - comments on ban.] Ban outlined on screen. Canadian government noted expressing disappointment with regard to ban; asbestos mining there discussed. [Canadian MAN - says ban is bad news.] Cost of finding alternatives to asbestos noted.
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