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Nuclear Safety / Pollard #244233

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 10, 1976
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(Studio) Representative of Nuclear Regulatory Commission quits due to concern with regard to nuclear safety.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(New York) Indian Point atomic complex shown. Plant to furnish 900,000 kilowatts when finished. Robert Pollard resigned as project manager for Federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission He cites safety hazards. Chairperson Consolidated Edison, Charles Luce, denies Pollard's charges. [LUCE - says Indian Point is safe plant.] Hd. of Con Edison's nuclear safety committee , John Conway, accuses Pollard of sensation-seeking. [CONWAY - says Pollard never came to engineer or technical men with regard to safety.] [POLLARD - knows Conway is upset.] [CONWAY - upset when allegations brought out in press conf.] [POLLARD - says proper response is looking at technical problems, not yelling at him.]
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

Kladstrup, Don;
Cronkite, Walter

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