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Weather #248717

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jan 30, 1977
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(Studio) President Carter goes to Pennsylvania today; has declared state eligible for relief, due to weather.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(DC) Carter's flight to Pittsburgh and over industry area of Monongahela Valley described. Carter tours plant in danger of closing due to natural gas shortage. [CARTER - says some homes will be without heat in next wks., provisions need to be made and all Americans must realize crisis situation. Notes heat cutback at White House and Mrs. Carter's reaction.] Carter's other comments noted; energy plan to be announced in April. President may ask Congress for power to divert gas from 1 plant to another.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(Studio) Some Pennsylvania residents have no more gas.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Uniontown, Pennsylvania) Problems of lack of natural gas in Fayette Cnty., Pennsylvania, noted. Case of Charles Newman cited as example [NEWMAN - says only warm room inhouse is kitchen.] National Guard has been brought in to help distribute emergency supplies of fuel. [Oil distributor William SNODDY - says distributors have gone to philadelphia and Allentown, Pennsylvania, and to Ashland, Kentucky, to get extra fuel.] [Cnty. commissioner Fred LEBDER - says Carter should have come to Fayette Cnty., not Pittsburgh.] Emergency preparations for families without fuel noted.

(Studio) Upcoming reports on weather noted.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Dean, Morton;
Lin, Sam Chu;
Pierpoint, Robert

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