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Environmental Victory / Utah / California #245389

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 14, 1976
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(Studio) 2 California power companies and 1 in Arizona suspend plans to build $3.5 billion coal-fire electric plant in Kaiparowits Plateau.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Kaiparowits Plateau, UT) Plant was to be built on federal land. Environmentalists have been delaying building for decade. [Actor Robert REDFORD - says nation should be consulted with regard to use of mostly federal lands.] [UT Governor Calvin RAMPTON - says militant environmentalists can kill any project by delay tactic.]
REPORTER: Murray Fromson

(Los Angeles, California) [Executive Vice President Southern California Edison William GOULD - says lack of this coal resource must be made up with oil.] There will be higher electric bills in South California and more air pollution due to extra oil use.
REPORTER: Murray Fromson

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Fromson, Murray
Duration:
00:02:20

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