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Energy Crisis / Government Allocation Plan #226659

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 12, 1973
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(Studio) Admin. proposes new controls on oil production, distribution and use. Fuel regulations stop short of gasoline rationing.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Energy office proposes refineries cut gasoline production 25%; priority users outlined. Gasoline expected to increase in price 6-7 cents per. gallon Further details of administration's proposals outlined, incling. heating oil, diesel fuel, aviation fuel, industry oil, military needs. [National Petroleum Refiners' Association Don. O'HARA - insists 25% gasoline production cut reduces quality. Low quality gasoline to have adverse effect on autos.]
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

Benton, Nelson;
Cronkite, Walter

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