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Environment: Legal Settlement #875003

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 09, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The agreement by American Electric Power to spend billions to cut pollution reported; statistics cited.

(Chicago: Cynthia Bowers) The AEP pollution settlement to cut emissions from coal-burning plants that contribute to acid rain examined; map of states invloved shown. [New York attorney general Andrew CUOMO†- cites the sulfur dioxide emitted.] [American Electric Power Nicholas AKINS†- offers a defense.]

(New York: Daniel Sieberg) The human impact of air pollution examined; statistics on bad air quality cited. [Lung patient Kerry MITCHELL - blames pollution.] [Natural Resources Defense Council John WALKE†- cites the health benefits from this settlement.]

Couric, Katie;
Bowers, Cynthia;
Sieberg, Daniel

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