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POLLUTION #9090

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 10, 1970
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(Studio) Nixon administration issues 2 documents on pollution, one was treaty with USSR in which they agreed to exchange information on pollution; other was special message to Congress
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) 23 new laws and 14 executive orders needed to fight pollution. [President NIXON - says need to take action now or never.] Nixon proposed 4 year plan to fight water pollution by improving waste treatment; set minimum ntl. standards for air and water pollution; work to recycle solid waste, etc. No date for final goal given. [NIXON - believes beauty of this land lifts our spirits; restoration of American the Beautiful important]
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Studio) Signs of progress against pollution seen around country
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Indian Creek Lake, California) Indian Creek Lake made from purified sewerage. Lake water turned into pure water from sewage at world's most advanced purifying plant.
REPORTER: Dick Shoemaker

Duration:
00:05:30

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