• Short Summary

    THE U.S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY SENT AN EMERGENCY TEAM TO BIRMINGHAM WEDNESDAY (APRIL 21) TO?

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    FILM SHOWS SMOG, SHROUDED STATUE OF VULCAN SYMBOLIZING STEEL INDUSTRY, SCENES THROUGH SMOG, BELCHING SMOKESTACKS, FACTORY., COAL CARS, MORE SMOKE STACKS INTERVIEW WITH CAMEROON MCDONALD (WOMAN) ANTI-POLLUTION LEADER SAYING LOCAL GOVERNMENT IS PARALYSED AND FEDERAL MUST STEP IN, INTERVIEW WITH DR. GEORGE HARDY, HEALTH OFFICER WHO EXPLAINS EFFECT OF SMOG ON SICK PEOPLE, FEDERAL ENGINEERS SETTING UP MONITORING EQUIPMENT, 4-8, RAIN WHICH FELL WEDNESDAY EASING SITUATION SOMEWHAT.




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    REPORTER: JOHN DANCY

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE U.S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY SENT AN EMERGENCY TEAM TO BIRMINGHAM WEDNESDAY (APRIL 21) TO INVESTIGATE REPORTS OF EXCESSIVE SOLID AIR POLLUTION IN THE STEEL MILL CITY.

    HEALTH OFFICIALS WARNED RESIDENTS WITH HEART OF RESPIRATORY TROUBLE TO STAY INDOORS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC9WPJJQHKDI4N2JRUV3GNWE7W
    Media URN:
    VLVAC9WPJJQHKDI4N2JRUV3GNWE7W
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/04/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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