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Hazardous Waste #66468

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 11, 1980
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(Studio) Justice Department said planning action not only against companies that have hazardous waste dump sites but against those who supply the hazardous material in effort to crack down on such sites.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Dumping of processed petrochemicals by Baton Rouge company, Petro Processors, on David Ewell's land, his lawsuit to recoup damages and court's decision recalled on "The Killing Ground"; scenes shown, courtesy ABC's "Closeup." [EWELL - comments.] Federal government and state of Louisiana said filing lawsuits against Petro Processors next week; details given; significance of suit said coming with chgs. filed against chemical mfrs. Dow and 10 others, include Allied, Exxon, Shell Chemical and United States Steel; other companies listed on screen. Govt. and Petro Processor attys. quoted.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory

Gregory, Bettina;
Reynolds, Frank

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