ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 14, 1984
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(Studio) Union Carbide reported halting production of methyl isocyanate at its Institute, West Virginia, plant until cause of leak at Indian plant site is determined.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Institute, West Virginia) Congress hearing here into past methyl isocyanate leaks at plant examined; films shown. [Representative Henry WAXMAN - notes discrepancy in Union Carbide report] [Union Carbide chairperson Warren ANDERSON - responds.] [Representative Barbara MIKULSKI - attacks company's emergency contingency plans.] [West Virginia plant manager H.J. KARAWAN - responds.] [Representative Gerry SIKORSKI - questions procedure for emergency siren (in background).] [Paul NUCHIMS - notes town doesn't know what to do in such cases.] [Don. WILSON, Suzanne TENKHOTT - criticize company] [Worker Dick JAMES - defends. Union Carbide.] Purpose of hearing explained.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory
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