ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 27, 1980
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(Studio) Controversy over venting of radioactive gas from Three Mile Island nuclear plant said continuing.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel
(Three Mile Island) Minor accident at Three Mile Island today, as plant workers were readying for tomorrow's venting of radioactive gas, reported; details given, films shown. Response of area residents to tomorrow's venting examined. [Residents Carol OLSEN, Julie BARNOSKI - comment.] Assessment of situation by consumer group known as Three Mile Island Alert noted. [Alert chairperson Joel ROTH - comments.] [Resident Louise KLAHR - says people are overreacting.] Efforts by utilities official Robert Arnold to reassure people reported; reaction of Jan Smith noted. [SMITH - comments.] Actual amount of radiation exposure during venting mentioned.
REPORTER: Jim Hickey
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