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Fuel Crisis / Geothermal Power #225628

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 09, 1973
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(Studio) Fuel and electric power crisis major concern all over country
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Geyserville, California) Part of San Francisco's power comes from geothermal power (using heat of earth for energy). Pacific Gas and Electric Company and Union Oil have been doing this 10 years [Union Oil spokesperson Dr. Carel OTTE - says geothermal will help.] This year Interior Department will release 50 million acres for geothermal exploration. BUS Geological Survey spokesperson Dr. Pat. MUFFLER - says earth's heat immense.] Geothermal power cheap and clean, but plants noisy, smelly and unsightly. [OTTE - says some pollution unavoidable.]
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

Rather, Dan;
Threlkeld, Richard

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