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Campaign `72 / California Primary-Environment #21330

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 06, 1972
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(Studio) Referendum on tough envtl. controls also on California ballot.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Studio) Referendum, called Proposition #9, stirs controversy In California. It is far-reaching antipollution measure proposed for state constitution. Calls for end to off-shore oil drilling on state property, end to nuclear power plant construction, lowering of sulphur content in diesel fuel. Tremendous fines would be levied on those continuing to pollute. Almost all newspapers oppose It, as do city government groups and Governor Reagan. It Is pushed by people's lobby, its director, Ed Couple and wife Joyce, and many volunteers. ABC poll shows 3 of 4 Democrats favor stronger pollution laws on Ind.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Studio) Results of primaries broadcast at midnight, EDT.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.

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