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USSR / Oil Supplies #265331

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jul 29, 1979
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(Studio) CIA report predicting USSR and its Eastern European allies could change from being oil exporters to oil importers in 3 years announced. Carter proposal to build oil refineries expected to face test in Chesapeake Bay area.
REPORTER: Charles Osgood

(Portsmouth, Virginia) Hampton Roads, Virginia, energy company's intention of building an oil refinery in already crowded industrial and naval center noted. Plant expected to be built at Portsmouth, Virginia. [Refinery opponent Dr. J. Parker CROSS - speaks of high possibility of tankers colliding in restricted harbor areas of Chesapeake Bay.] Refinery said also opposed by EPA. [Virginia Institution of Marine Science Dr. William HARGIS - comments on possible damage to multi-million dollar shellfish industry] [Portsmouth, Virginia, Mayor Richard J. DAVID - comments on safety record of Bay area.] [Hampton Roads Energy Company Robert PORTEREIELD - comments on safe design to be used in building new plant.]
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

Osgood, Charles;
Spencer, Susan

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