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Hinkley, California / Toxic Town #980456

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 23, 2010
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(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) Report introduced. Hinkley, California: Dan Simon) The second phase of the story of the toxic town of Hinkley, California, PG&E and paralegal/environmental activist Erin Brockovich featured; clip from the movie "Erin Brockovich" shown; details given about the chemical problems then and now that cause illnesses and problems in containing the underground plume of contaminants. [BROCKOVICH - comments on the settlement, PG&E's role in the town and whether there will be another lawsuit.] [Resident Roberta WALKER - lists her health problems.] [In San Francisco, PG&E vice president Greg PRUETT†- says the company is committed to working with Hinkley about the plume; states we will buy the homes of the residents with health concerns.]

(Studio: Sanjay Gupta) CNN's documentary on toxic towns noted.

Reporter(s):
Gupta, Sanjay
Duration:
00:05:50

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