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Mad cow carcases dumped near drinking water source

Title
Mad cow carcases dumped near drinking water source
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
18 May 1990
Year of production
1990
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Duration
00:02:08
Description
Norwich South MP, John Garrett is calling for an inquiry into the dumping of cow carcasses close to the source of drinking water supplies to more than a quarter of a million people. Residents fear the water could become contaminated by the so-called mad cow disease (BSE) virus. Arthur Baird from Hales Waste Control says they will carry on dumping. Sam Ralph of Norfolk County Council says there is nothing to worry about. Graham Lewis reports.
Contributors
Graham Lewis; John Garrett; Arthur Baird; Sam Ralph
Keywords
Pollution; Health; Farming; UK; Waste disposal; Environmental health; England; Drinking water; John Gummer; Bovine spongiform encephalopathy; Cattle; Norfolk; Norwich; Animal diseases

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