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CBS Evening News for Friday, May 12, 1972
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(Studio) In DC, envtl. groups win battle with auto industry
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [EPA Admin. William RUCKELSHAUS - tells auto mfrs. they will not get yr's. reprieve from 1975 deadline for pollution-free car, despite their warnings they may be driven out of business.] [Senator Edmund MUSKIE, author of Clean Air Act, praises Ruckelshaus' action.]
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

(Studio) Auto industry protests decision. American Motors says technology doesn't exist to meet new standards. Chrysler considers appeal. General Motors Corporation calls decision regrettable. Ford warns of severe economy repercussions.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Dearborn, Michigan) Environmentalists say car is major source of air pollution. Car, however, is also major source of nation's. economy health. Henry Ford II threatens shut-down. [Ford Environment Chief, Herbert MISCH - says Ford can't meet standards and will be forced to shut down.]
REPORTER: Sylvia Chase

Chase, Sylvia;
Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel

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