NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 01, 1996
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(Studio: Jack Ford) Report introduced.
(No location given: Gary Matsumoto) The role of the Northeast Environmental Justice Network in teaching minority communities how to fight back against pollution featured; scenes shown from New Cassel, New York, Pensacola, Florida, and Austin, Texas, which are affected by the presence of toxic waste. [Northeast Environmental Justice Network Ludovic BLAIN - calls it racism.] The fact that toxic waste sites are more prevalent in ethnic communities noted. [New Cassel resident Mildred LITTLE - worries about the pace of pollution cleanup.]
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