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A Closer Look (Dirty War) #835499

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 06, 2006
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(Studio: Dan Harris) The environmental disaster in the Mediterranean Sea introduced.

(Beirut: David Wright) The release of fuel into the sea after Israel bombed the power plant in Lebanon featured; scenes shown of the burning plant & the blackened oil slick on the beaches of Beirut; details given of the threat to marine life. [Green Line Wael HMAIDAN†, Lebanon environmental ministry Berj HATJIAN†- comment on this "collateral damage."] [U.N. environmental program Edgar CHEHAB†- asks what can you do now.]

(Studio: Dan Harris) The damages to forest trees in northern Israel from Hizballah rockets noted.

Harris, Dan;
Wright, David

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