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Energy Shortage / Carter Administration / California / New Jersey / Ohio Stock Piling #263872

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 19, 1979
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(Studio) Senate Democratic leader Robert Byrd quoted with regard to frustration and confusion caused by conflicting statements by Carter administration on seriousness of gasoline shortage. Governor Jerry Brown's order that 1/2 gasoline stations in California remain open today reported a failure.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Simi Valley, California) Mike Walker, Lockheed Aircraft employee, shown carpooling. [WALKER - comments on being in line for hrs.] [Sheila WALKER - comments on waiting for gasoline.]
REPORTER: Miriam Bjierre

(Studio) Report with regard to state sponsored car pooling program in New Jersey introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Parsippany, New Jersey) Van pooling said popular in New Jersey. Vans noted as purchased by companies. [Pat BRONISZEWSKI, Glen HOFFMAN, Letha LONG - comments on money saved by pooling.] [Bill BLEMLEK - comments on ways Lipton Company encourages car pooling.] New Jersey state government program to computer match employee addresses and work schedules at no charge to employer reported [State Program Coordinator Doug REILLY - speaks of New Jersey commitment to mass transit.]
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

(Studio) Current gasoline shortage said partially attributed by oil company officials to plants in Ohio topping off their storage tanks expecting short supplies this summer.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Bjierre, Miriam;
Schieffer, Bob;
Wagner, Richard

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