NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 09, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Madison, IN: Robin Lloyd) The problem of military waste and the cost of environmental cleanups at military installations that will close examined; scenes shown from Army's Jefferson Proving Ground, a weapons- testing area near Madison, IN, that has become a massive mine field of unexploded ordinance. [Material testing directorate Bruce CANTWELL - comments.] [Madison resident Robert BRINSON - talks about the hazard.] Examples of sites contaminated by toxic wastes detailed; scenes shown. [Loring Air Force Base, ME, superintendent of grounds Maynard JALBERT - comments on jet fuel leaks.] [Assistant defense secretary Colin McMILLAN, Representative Vic FAZIO - comment on the cost factor.] [Madison resident David SHAEFFER - comments.]
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