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ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 24, 1980
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(Studio) Govt.'s urging that homeowners improve their insulation as energy-saving move recalled.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Rel. between formaldehyde gas and cancer in rats outlined on screen. [Consumer Product Safety Commission spokesperson Susan KING - comments.] Formaldehyde's role in home insulation explained; complaints received by Consumer Products Safety Commission about the fumes noted. Proliferation of formaldehyde in mobile home construction cited. [Mike CLAY - expresses concern for daughter's future health.] Call for ban on the foam and opposition to that move by mfrs. reported [Rapco Foam Company spokesperson James MORRIS - comments.] Implications of situation for Ronald Reagan's administration mentioned.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory

Gregory, Bettina;
Reynolds, Frank

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