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A Closer Look (Mercury) #783382

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 15, 2005
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(Washington: Peter Jennings) President Bush's administration's first regulations of mercury emissions from power plants noted; EPA rules cited.

(New York: Ned Potter) The health problems resulting from mercury examined; CDC mercury statistics cited. [Vanderbilt Medical Center pharmacologist Dr. John MURRAY†- talks about mercury's known toxicity that causes lifelong problems.] [Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Dr. Lynn GOLDMAN†- talks about lower-performing children.] [EPA administrative assistant Jeffrey HOLMSTEAD†- says the US is the first country to regulate mercury emissions from coal-using plants.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Ned
Duration:
00:02:30

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