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Nuclear Safety / Cong. #244954

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 02, 1976
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(Studio) Nuclear Regulatory Commission testifies before Congress
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(No location given) Investigations into nuclear safety triggered by resignations of 4 engineers in industry and government The 3 G.E. engineers quit because felt nuclear plants no longer safe. G.E. says their concerns are being resolved. Engineer Robert Pollard left his job with Nuclear Regulatory Cmsn., which licenses nuclear plants.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

(DC) [Chairperson Joint Atomic Energy Committee Senator John PASTORE - says Pollard not on trial; safety is issue.] [Chairperson NRC William ANDERS - says people will decide if nuclear power to be used. Question of safety is public decision.] Committee next hears from expert advisory groups on nuclear power.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

Benton, Nelson;
Schieffer, Bob

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