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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Washington: Ned Potter) President Bush's energy plan examined; details given of what is in and not in the plan. [BUSH - says the national energy strategy is designed to achieve balance.] Battle lines between energy production versus energy savings outlined. Case study of tax breaks for energy conservation cited; scenes shown of Pacific Gas and Electric Company showing customers how to save energy. [PG&E vice chairman Stanley SKINNER - says taxes on rebates reduce economic incentive.] [Customer Gil SMOLIN - says taxing people for conserving is the wrong message.] Issue of renewable energy raised. [American Wind Energy Association Dale OSBORN - says new strategy does not help.] Plan's call for drilling in the Alaska wildlife refuge noted. [Petroleum Industry Research Foundation John LICHTBLAU - defends opening this area.] [Senator Timothy WIRTH, Natural Resources Defense Council Ralph CAVANAGH - criticize administration's energy policies.]
- Jennings, Peter;
- Potter, Ned
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