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West / Electricity Crisis #190166

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 20, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Denver: Neal Karlinsky) Meeting of five Western governors with energy officials to discuss the electricity crisis featured; scenes shown from Denver; details given of the background to the utility crisis in California following deregulation. [Oregon Governor John KITZHABER - says California's crisis threatens to overtake other states.] [Washington Governor Gary LOCKE - says people and businesses are being held captive to extortionist prices.] [Dynegy Peter ESPOSITO - talks power and price.] [CONSUMER - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Karlinsky, Neal
Duration:
00:02:10

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