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Minnesota / Energy Conservation #251531

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 18, 1977
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(Studio) Energy conservation in homes is important part of Carter energy plan. Is reality for some Minnesota families.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Northfield, Minnesota) (Infrared photograph of hses., showing heat loss, shown.) After seeing photo, taken in Northfield, Minnesota, Mike and Marilyn Simione had house re-insulated. [Mike SIMIONE - notes savings since then.] Minnesota energy agency did several of these surveys during winter and now administration Dixie Deal takes them all over state to show to people. [DEAL - notes picture of Hibbing, Minnesota.] Other methods used by state to conserve energy noted; 1 is requiring even more insulation in new homes than federal FHA-backed loan requires. State officials say programs have worked through appeal to consumers' finances. [Conservation director Sam STEWART - says people concerned with regard to how to save money.] Future aids to energy conservation noted.
REPORTER: Betty Ann Bowser

Bowser, Betty Ann;
Cronkite, Walter

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