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In Depth (Polybutylene Pipes) #708882

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 26, 2002
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(Studio: Stone Phillips) Statistics on claims and settlements in the polybutylene pipe lawsuit cited.

(Raleigh, North Carolina: Don Teague) Problems with pipes made from polybutylene featured; details given of the class action lawsuit brought by homeowners against manufacturers Shell and Celanese; lawsuit ad shown. [Homeowners Pete ADLER††, Charles HUNT††- comment on damage from their pipes.] [Cary Plumbing Terry HAYNES†- comments on problems with the pipe.] [Consumer Plumbing Recovery Center Michael CADDELL†- says the material deteriorates with contact by chlorine or heat.]

Phillips, Stone;
Teague, Don

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