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EPA #82743

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 20, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(DC) Possibility that Environmental Protection Agency computer discs pertinent to congress investigation were erased examined. [EPA spokesperson Hugh KAUFMAN - claims discs and material on toxic waste cleanup have disappeared.] Uniden. Environmental Protection Agency employee said confirming disappearance of at least 2 discs; Environmental Protection Agency memo attacking agency's general cnsl. Robert Perry for his efforts to make industry polluters pay for cleaning up their waste dumps quoted on screen, discussed. Official Mike Brown, in charge of agency's hazardous waste computers, noted warning employees not to purge computer's memory banks; details given. Environmental Protection Agency administration Anne Gorsuch noted marrying Bureau of Land Mgt. administration Robt Burford today; films shown. Tape gap during Watergate recalled.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory

Donaldson, Sam;
Gregory, Bettina

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