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September 11 / Ground Zero Air Quality #740786

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 29, 2003
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) Evidence that the EPA was wrong about the air quality at Ground Zero after the September 11 attack in New York City examined; details given of the EPA’s charges of pressure from the White House to make optimistic statements. [University of California at Davis professor Thomas CAHILL†- says the air was dangerous.] [EPA senior policy analyst Hugh KAUFMAN†, former EPA ombudsman Robert MARTIN†- comment on the EPA’s handling of air quality testing inside buildings.] [Mt. Sinai Medical Center Stephen LEVIN††- comments on lung problems & chemical burns in people who live & work near Ground Zero.] [EPA chief scientist Dr. Paul GILMAN†- says the judgments have proven to be sound.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Myers, Lisa
Duration:
00:03:00

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