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American Agenda (Campaign '92: Environment vs. Jobs) #138330

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 07, 1992
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(Stanford University: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(No location given: Ned Potter) Differing positions of presidential candidates President Bush and Democrat Bill Clinton on the role of government in the clash between environment and jobs examined; the issue of a less-polluting automobile raised. [CLINTON, BUSH - offer opposing views on auto pollution standards.] [Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association Tom HANNA - says auto importers would be helped.] The broader issue of the government role in getting industry out of its slump noted. [MIT Stephen MEYER - says his research shows states with stronger environmental records do better.] Texas Tanknology firm, which tests for leaks in gas stations underground tanks, cited as an example of new jobs coming out of regulations. [Tanknology Tom BOGLE - talks about underground fuel leaks into ground water.] Positive environmental steps taken by 3M Company and Du Pont also cited. [BUSH - calls for freeze on unnecessary regulations.] [CLINTON - sees the environmental issue as an economic challenge.]

(Stanford University: Peter Jennings) Tomorrow's segment previewed.

Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Ned

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