ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 10, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Grand Coulee Dam: Barry Serafin) Grand Coulee dam's role in Great Depression history and its symbolic as well as practical importance as Pacific Northwest's energy provide reviewed; historical footage shown. Other such dams in Bonneville Power Admin. (BPA) and federal government's desire to sell BPA examined. [Energy Secretary John HERRINGTON - doesn't feel government belongs in business of power marketing.] States provided energy at reasonable rates by BPA listed; concern over economic impact of private onwership of BPA explained. [WA Governor Booth GARDNER - fears economic effect on states.] [Kaiser Aluminum spokesperson John BRACHER - agrees; cites impact on his industry] [Senator Slade GORTON - considers idea a folly, the product of OMB gnomes.]
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