ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 24, 1985
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REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(Ruston, WA) Closing of Asarco copper smelter near Tacoma due to environmental impact and economy implications for region from layoffs examined; films shown. [Warren MATTSON - anticipates layoff.] EPA's environmental impact study of Asarco and its findings discussed. [John EVANS, Norman FERNANDEZ - deny smelter's arsenic pollution is dangerous.] [Don ROBERTS - disagrees.] [Plant manager Larry LINDQUIST - comments.] EPA's long-range concerns for area's health explained.
REPORTER: Al Dale
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