CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 24, 1976
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(Studio) Pop. shift to Alaska because of pipeline. Main controversy there is whether pipeline will damage environment.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Prince William Sound, AK) Alyeska and environmentalists' 5 year battle noted. Oilmen and energy need won. Question now is whether environmentalists are right. Studies of animals and effects on them noted. Prospect of inland oil spill has environmentalists worried, and they demand Alyeska come up with better ways to stop leaks and clean up afterwards. Details of pipe construction noted. [AK fish and game official, Al CARSON - gives Alyeska grade between C and D on following environmental stipulations.] [Chairperson, Alyeska Pipeline Company, E.L. PATTON - says company's impact on environment no greater than an interstate highway would be.] Possibility of oil spill at sea also noted.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater
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