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Memphis, Tennessee / Chemical Pollution #64613

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 19, 1980
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(Studio) Possibility of chemical pollution in Frayser section of Memphis, Tennessee, reported Love Canal pollution recalled.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Memphis, Tennessee) Pounds family featured. [Evonda POUND - describes children's symptoms.] High incidence of various maladies in area cited. Several victims shown, cases noted. [WOMAN - speaks of sterility resulting from exposure.] [Donna STEWART - speaks of miscarriage.] Proximity of chemical plants noted. Environmental Protection Agency study results, not showing chem. pollution, noted. [Former Cnty. Worker Quinton ANGLIN - speaks of area as landfill.] Center for Disease Control report showing no need for medical survey of area noted. Pressure said on Environmental Protection Agency to conduct Frayser health study. [EPA Official Hugh KAUFMAN - believes trouble chemical caused.] Air pollution said being considered.
REPORTER: Rebecca Chase (WHBQ tape/film)

Reporter(s):
Chase, Rebecca;
Robinson, Max
Duration:
00:03:20

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