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Hazardous Wastes #67457

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 11, 1980
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(Studio) Surgeon General reported submitting report to Congress with regard to future dangers of hazardous wastes; Library of Congress' assessment of extent of problem noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Surgeon General's report, released at Senate hearing, quoted on screen. [Senator Daniel P. MOYNIHAN - comments on Love Canal.] Hearing said held to consider legislature calling for government funds for toxic waste cleanup; bill's standing in House and Senator outlined. Senator Robert Dole mentioned. [Representative Albert GORE, Junior - notes chemical industry's efforts to kill legislature] Ind. response cited.
REPORTER: Brit Hume

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(No location given) Contamination of Komperor farm livestock by PBB discussed; similar contamination several years ago affecting Michigan population as well recalled; films shown, details given. [KOMPERORS - comment.] PCB dump in Ellisville, Missouri, examined. [Missouri Governor Joseph TEASDALE - notes extent of problem.]
REPORTER: Jim Hickey (WXYZ, KTVI film/tape)

(Los Angeles, California) Mysterious sludge coming from ground near hsing. development in Fullerton, California, examined; films shown. [Mary HAMMER - mentions Love Canal.] Nearby chemical waste dump discussed; problems faced by states such as California outlined.
REPORTER: John North

(Studio) Further discussion of hazardous wastes on tonight's "Nightline" and upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Reporter(s):
Hickey, Jim;
Hume, Brit;
North, John;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max
Duration:
00:05:40

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