NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 01, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Washington: Robert Hager) Today's Supreme Court ruling making it more difficult for states to keep out hazardous waste from other states featured; scenes shown of dumps in Emelle, Alabama, and Saint Clair County, Michigan, which are affected by the ruling; relevant Constitution passage quoted; Supreme Court argument of Justice Byron White noted. [Alabama dump official Steve BRADLEY - says no state is self-sufficient.] Implications of today's ruling noted; scenes and map shown of 1987 voyage of a garbage barge from Long Island, New York, which was turned away from several ports. [Senator Dan COATS - says Congress must act.] (Artist: Betty Wells)
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