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Utah / Great Salt Lake #83802

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 19, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Salt Lake City, UT) Great Salt Lake noted incring. in size; details examined, films shown. [UT department of natural resources and energy spokesperson Temple REYNOLDS - describes state's water level.] Extent of damage by rising lake so far outlined; Morton Salt's and Great Salt Lake Minerals' efforts to save business described. State legislature noted passing law prohibiting lake from exceeding flood level. [Developer Jim SILVER - notes lake's independence.] Silver's ancestor Brigham Young and Mormon development of resort on lake recalled; photos shown. Problems posed by Jordan River's flooding discussed; anticipated water runoff by record snow melt mentioned.
REPORTER: Judd Rose

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Rose, Judd
Duration:
00:03:00

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