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Vermont / Nuclear Power #251026

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 20, 1977
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(Studio) Battle with regard to nuclear power conts. in Brattleboro, VT.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Brattleboro, VT) Vermont Yankee is only nuclear power plant in state; its waste is trucked to South Carolina for burial. Earlier, 35 towns voted to bar shipments, construction of facilities and storage of waste. Brattleboro considered important because of size and location. [Utility spokesperson Rex SHELDON - cites reasons to vote to allow shipments.] [Brattleboro resident Huebner WELLMAN - cites opposition to nuclear industry] [Merchant Byron SPRAGUE - says cause is problem of nuclear waste disposal.] Town votes to bar nuclear plant construction and to allow shipments. [MAN - conducts voting.] [New England Coalition on Nuclear Pollution spokesperson Diane SIDEBOTHAM - says vote shows people thinking and skeptical with regard to nuclear power.] Reaction of Vermont Yankee noted.
REPORTER: Steve Young

Dean, Morton;
Young, Steve

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