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American Agenda (Environment/Economy: Clinton's Promises) #146283

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 03, 1993
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Ned Potter) The problems President Clinton will face in making changes that he has promised examined; the environmental and economic areas cited as an examples. [Representative Michael SYNAR - comments.] The issue of energy taxes and the interest groups competing against it detailed; energy tax options listed. [Energy lobbyist John SHLAES, coal lobbyist Thomas ALTMEYER, Senator J. Bennett JOHNSTON - comment.] The oil and coal industries and their allies on Capitol Hill noted: Senators Robert Byrd, George Mitchell and Johnston mentioned. [Natural Resources Defense Council Janet HATHAWAY, JOHNSTON - comment on implementing an economic package.] The need for compromise to keep political interests from overpowering action reiterated.

Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Ned

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