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Project Rulison / Nuclear Blast / Reaction #205428

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 10, 1969
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(Studio) Atomic Energy Commission goes through with Project Rulison to release natural gas trapped in rock.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Grand Valley, Colorado) Test cost more than $5.5 million. Some area residents object.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Aspen, Colorado) [Atomic Energy Commission Test Mgr. Robert THALGOTT - says don't know if test will vent. We can see no one gets hurt.]
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Grand Valley, Colorado) Health representatives request evacuation over 6-mi. area. Some stay. [Willard EAMES - says Atomic Energy Commission disturbing our peace.] Copter patrols keep people away from site. [Students for a Democratic Society Protester Allan HAIFLEY - says area youth to stay nearby in protest.] No vent and no injuries. Only minor damage to town.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry

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