CBS Evening News for Monday, May 24, 1971
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(Studio) Senate committee begins investigating plans for South West power plant; opponents fear air pollution, strip mining disastrous.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Albuquerque, NM) 6 plants being built or completed on or near Indian lands; film shows strip mining operation to provide coal for plants. [Unidentified INDIAN - says no excuse for pollution.] [Power company consultant Peter J. McTAGUE - says electric service to areas related to plants curtailed if construction timetable upset.] [Conservationist Harvey MUDD - says proliferation of electrical gadgets available to American consumer staggering.]
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater
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