• Short Summary

    A SMALL GROUP OF ISLANDS OFF THE CALIFORNIA COAST HAS BEEN THE DUMPING GROUND FOR RADIOACTIVE WASTE SINCE THE END OFF THE SECOND WORLD WAR.

  • Description


    VO SHOTS MONOCHROME FILM (1940'S AND 1950'S) SHOWING CONTAINERS BEING DUMPED INTO THE SEA, VARIOUS SHOTS THEN TO MUCH MORE RECENT LIB FILM (COLOR) SHOWING CONTAINERS AT THREE THOUSAND FEXXX FOOT DEPTH, COVERED WITH BARNACLES, SPONGES, ETC. THEN TO ACTUALITY PRESSER, THEN BIT OF SOT MY MEMBER OF RESEARCH GROUP ON PURPOSE OF EXPEDITION: TO SEE IF OLD METHODS OF PACKAGING AND DISPOSAL ARE ADEQUATE FOR CONTINUED USE, OR WHAT SHOULD BE DEVISED FOR THE FUTURE, THEN TO VO SHOTS RESEARCH SHIP AT DOCK, ONBOARD SHOTS OF SMALL SUB, RETRIEVING.



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    REPORTER: RICK DAVIS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A SMALL GROUP OF ISLANDS OFF THE CALIFORNIA COAST HAS BEEN THE DUMPING GROUND FOR RADIOACTIVE WASTE SINCE THE END OFF THE SECOND WORLD WAR. A U.S. NAVY FINANCED EXPEDITION SETS OUT FROM THE SAN FRANCISCO THIS WEEK TO CHECK ON THE LONG SUBMERGED CONTAINERS TO DETERMINE IF THERE HAS BEEN ANY LEAKAGE. SAMPLES OF MARINE LIEF AND SOME OF THE CONTAINERS WILL BE RETRIEVING BY A MIDGET RESEARCH SUB.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8UCL00EP6T16U20L3PQQBXM6A
    Media URN:
    VLVA8UCL00EP6T16U20L3PQQBXM6A
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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