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South Carolina / Nuclear Waste #726755

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 18, 1994
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Aiken, South Carolina: Bob Zelnick) The Energy Department program of bringing old fuel rods containing radioactive waste from European nations to the Savannah River nuclear waste facility in South Carolina featured; scenes shown from Aiken; details given of the state's reaction. [Aiken Mayor Fred CAVANAUGH†- comments on safety.] [Secretary of Energy Hazel O'LEARY†- cites the new nuclear danger.] [Local residents Camille McCALL†, Elaine COON†- say Carolina is tired of being the nation's dumping ground.] [Governor Carroll CAMPBELL†- says the administration has no plans beyond shipping the waste into South Carolina.] [Site engineer Bill CLARK†- says the nuclear material just cannot be left in water.]

Reporter(s):
Simpson, Carole;
Zelnick, Bob
Duration:
00:02:50

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