CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 23, 1969
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(Studio) Quarrel in California legislature between industry developers and conservationists over filling in pts. of San Francisco Bay. Governor Ronald Reagan threatens to call special legislature session if they fail to act.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(San Francisco, California) Bay has been changing. Folk singer Pete Seeger sings about bay being garbage dump. Bay smaller because of filling it in for ind. use. Conservationists say time to stop filling it in, Main group is BCDC, Bay Conservation and Dev. Commission [Executive Director Joseph BODAVICH - cites harmful aspects of filling. Danger to beauty, animals.] West Bay Community Associates propose more landfill. [WBCA spokesperson Warren LINDQUIST - says talking about industry expansion.] Investors in projects incl., New York banker David Rockefeller. [LINDQUIST - says plan incls. access to bay.] [BODAVICH - says most of plan can be done on dry land.] California legislature created BCDC. [LINDQUIST - says limit could be set now.]
REPORTER: Jed Duvall
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