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CNN Security Watch (Railroads) #776491

CNN Evening News for Monday, Jan 10, 2005
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(Studio: Paula Zahn) Report introduced.

(Washington: Joe Johns) The issue of railroad security in Washington, DC, examined; scenes shown from the rails near the Capitol; details given about the rerouting of the most dangerous chemicals around the city. [Former railroad administration official George GAVALLA†- comments on security & the rerouting of dangerous commodities.] [Washington councilwoman Carol SCHWARTZ†- comments on possible legislation.]

(Studio: Paula Zahn) Live interview held with Representative Edward Markey about rail security. [From Boston, MARKEY - outlines what the South Carolina train accident tells us about the vulnerability of chemical cargo; states the railroad industry opposes legislation to empower the administration to reroute cargo to avoid terrorists; cites the comparatively small funding for rail security.]

Zahn, Paula;
Johns, Joe

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