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Environment / DDT #58581

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 21, 1979
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Triana, Alabama) Assistance by Frank Taylor, Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) representative, to residents of Triana, Alabama, in new fishing procedure detailed, shown. DDT-contaminated fish in area recalled. Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) said supplying equipment and instruction, allowing Triana fishermen to avoid contaminated areas. [Lillie HUSTON - comments on situation.] DDT source said former chemical plant on land leased from Redstone Arsenal military base; film shown. Lack of evidence linking DDT to human health problems noted.
REPORTER: Al Dale (WAAY newstape)

Dale, Al;
Robinson, Max

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