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Earth Day 2002 / Bush Environmental Policy / Superfund / Wirth Interview #700054

CNN Evening News for Monday, Apr 22, 2002
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Former Vice President Al Gore's criticism of President Bush's environmental policies reported; scenes shown of Bush in the Adirondack Mountains. [BUSH - speaks about commitment to the environment.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) The status of the "superfund" to clean up the environment examined; scenes shown from a New Jersey superfund site. [Local environmentalist Edison, New Jersey, Wetlands Assn. Bob SPIEGEL - says sites should be cleaned up.] [Senator Hillary CLINTON - says it will so be the non-existent "superfund."] [National Resources Defense Council Gregory WETSTONE - says the superfund is running out of money.] Map shown of superfund sites. [Edison resident Gail HORVATH - worries about Edison becoming another Love Canal.] [EPA Marianne HORINKO - comments on funding problems.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with UN Foundation president Senator Tim Wirth. [From Washington, WIRTH - says the administration has become a rogue internationally; suggests the US has to be a world leader; indicates the US has to focus on environmental and conservation measures; offers his view of the Republican approach.]

Brown, Aaron

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