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Oil Drilling / Offshore Leases #231912

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 14, 1974
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(Studio) Ford administration believes leasing more offshore acres for oil drilling is key to meeting nation's energy needs in next 15 years
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Several coastal govs. willing to fight President' offshore drilling plan. [Interior Secretary Rogers MORTON - says administration to proceed immediately.] [ME Governor-elect James LONGLEY - expresses dissatisfaction with administration's handling of offshore drilling plan. Govs. not allowed to offer input at meeting] Public hearings on matter to begin in Trenton, New Jersey, Los Angeles, California, and Anchorage, AK, in December
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Cronkite, Walter;
Stahl, Lesley

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