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Energy Crisis / Bush Proposals / California #197397

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 09, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Terry Moran) President Bush's administration's desire for legislation to take private land via federal "eminent domain" to build power lines featured. [Georgia homeowner Sarah CLINE - opposes power lines on her land.] [Yesterday, BUSH - says we need more electricity wires.] [Electric Power Supply Association Lynne CHURCH - says it is difficult to build new transmission lines.] [White House press secretary Ari FLEISCHER - cites the national need to move power.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Neal Karlinsky) The impact of the energy crisis on California examined; examples given about businesses raising prices because of energy costs. [Santa Ana, California, jet engine company ASTECH Manufacturing Incorporated Richard COLLINS - likens it to a third world situation.] [Hotel MANAGER - comments.] [Economist Jack KYSER - cites business losses to rolling blackouts.]

Jennings, Peter;
Karlinsky, Neal;
Moran, Terry

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