CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 20, 1973
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(Studio) Crude oil shortage rekindles controversy on West Coast.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Santa Barbara, California) Since 1969 Santa Barbara, California, oil spill, no new drilling allowed. Oil drilling controversy conts. California state lands commission begins hearings. [Environment Sierra Club representative Larry MOSS - warns against another oil spill.] [W. Oil and Gas Assoc. D.G. COUVILLON - insists drilling possible without harm to environmental] [Al WEINGAND - states it's impossible to contain or prevent any oil spill by oil companies] [Oil and gas spokesperson Jack HUNDLEY - explains new devices dvped. to control oil spills.] Environmentalists point out small oil seepage still exists.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater
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