CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 09, 1976
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(Studio) California voters defeat proposition to set up tough regulations for nuclear power safety. Energy industry feared rules would force closing of 3 operating nuclear plants and 6 under construction.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(California) California voters rejected proposition 2-1. Electric utility companies meet at convention in San Francisco. [President atomic industry forum Carl WALSKE - says nuclear safety will be questioned in other states.] 3 nuclear safety bills forced through California legislature helped undercut voter support for Proposition 15. [Chairperson Prop. 15 committee David PESENEN - says corporation and fed. powers were working together. People now know there are 2 sides to nuclear safety issue.] Other states will vote on issue.
REPORTER: Murray Fromson
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