ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 05, 1983
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(Studio) Environmental Protection Agency said investigating possible spread of dioxin from Times Beach, Missouri.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Times Beach, Missouri) Extent of dioxin contamination of land here noted. Possibility that recent flooding has spread contaminated soil examined. [Resident Ruby MORELAND - questions extent of contamination.] [EPA investigator Hugh KAUFMAN - claims Environmental Protection Agency will protect major chemical companies unless forced to do otherwise by public.] [EPA administration Rita LAVELLE - thinks administration is committed to enforcing hazardous waste laws.] [Resident Larry COLLIER - can't afford to rebuild home anywhere else.]
REPORTER: Chris Bury
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