CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 02, 2004
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.
(Nashville: Mark Strassmann) The potential dangers, especially for children, of outdoor decks and wood furniture featured; details given of the addition of the pesticide CCA, which contains arsenic, in some pressure-treated wood and the Consumer Product Safety’s Commission’s recommendation for using sealants. [Arsenic poisoning patient Cheryl HORSEMAN- describes her symptoms.] [Environmental Working Group vice president Jane HOULIHAN- cites cancer risks for children.] [Consumer Product Safety Commission Eric CRISS- offers advice for protecting children.] [Husband of patient Jammie HORSEMAN- comments on inadvertently hurting his family.]
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