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Bush / Budget / Environment #120912

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 09, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) President Bush's efforts to reach out to Congress in early days of his president noted. Report introduced.

(DC: Brit Hume) Presentation of Bush budget to Congress previewed; details given of plan crafted by OMB director Richard Darman; areas of spending (child care, education, drug war) and areas of revenue outlined on screen. [Representative Dan ROSTENKOWSKI - discusses tax rates.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Difference in plans of President Reagan and Bush with regard to spending money on environmental noted. Report introduced.

(NYC: Ned Potter) Bush's position on environmental issues featured; details given of Bush's plans to tackle problems such as "acid rain," oil drilling, dumping at sea and nuclear weapons plants. Issue of offshore oil drilling in California cited. [W. States Petroleum Association Robert GETTS - says we need more domestic energy discoveries.] [Representative Barbara BOXER - say she wants permanent protection for California coast.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Coverage of Bush's budget address to Congress previewed.

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Ned

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