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Liquified Natural Gas From Algeria / Maryland Shipment #256828

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 13, 1978
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(Studio) Beginning of expanded shipments of liquified natural gas (LNG) from Algeria reported Controversy over safety procedures for transportation and storage of LNG noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Cove Point, MD) Arrival in Chesapeake Bay of tanker El Paso Sonatrach with shipment of Algerian LNG to be piped out to 7 states and Washington, DC from Cove Point, MD, reported Coast Guard precautions due to tanker's volatile cargo noted. Cove Point residents' reactions stated; is mentioned that there's already nuclear plant in area. [Paul DREW - cites concerns. Doesn't like it, but can do nothing.] [Barbara ZEGLIN - cites positive reaction.]
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

Benton, Nelson;
Cronkite, Walter

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