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(Studio) Senator approves go-ahead for Alaska oil pipeline.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Senator approves amendment that Alaska pipeline area meets Environmental Policy Act requirements. Tie vote broken by Vice President Spiro Agnew favoring amendment. [AK Senator Ted STEVENS - says action to halt environmental extremists who want no development in North.] [AK Senator Mike GRAVEL - says lawyers for environmental group to stop suit. Congress has right to decide on North development.] [Senator Henry JACKSON - states if lawsuits hold up pipeline construction, to ask federal government to build pipeline. Need oil line now to offset foreign oil export and gas shortages.] [Wilderness Society spokesperson Stewart BRANDBORG - says oil companies use ads. and intimidations to sway Senator to vote for amendment.] [Friends of the Earth spokesperson George ALDERSON - states oil company lobbyists with Senators all along till vote.] House to vote on similar bill this week
REPORTER: Bruce Morton
- Morton, Bruce;
- Mudd, Roger
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