CBS Evening News for Saturday, Mar 17, 1979
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(Studio) Meeting of President Carter and top energy advisers at Camp David announced. Criticism of Carter energy policies by Senator Robert Byrd given. Criticism of Energy Department Secretary James Schlesinger noted. Sohio Company cancellation of plans to build a tanker port in south California announced.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Long Beach, California) History of Sohio's plan to build port at Long Beach, California, given and speculations on reasons for Sohio's cancellation of facility made. [Sohio board chairperson Alton WHITEHOUSE - says project abandoned because of delays in permitting process.] [California governor Jerry BROWN - criticizes decision.] [WHITEHOUSE - denies possible sale of oil to Japan was reason.] [Senator Henry JACKSON - he will ask Sohio to reconsider their action.] Senator Allen Cranston said to have agreed with Senator Jackson.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater
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