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Natural Gas Prices #281651

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 16, 1982
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(Studio) Federal Energy Regulatory Commission reported preventing pipelines from passing on to customers cost of gas purchased under certain longterm contracts as Congress considers means of aiding consumers with exorbitant gas bills this winter.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Minneapolis, Minnesota) [Julia WILLIAMS - describes life without heat.] Problems for gas company arising from delinquent accts. noted. [Minnegasco spokesperson Albert ETCHELECU - notes size of unpaid accts.] Gas company's program, Heat Share, to aid those unable to pay bills, examined. [Community organizer Chuck SMITH - describes customer's efforts to pay bills.] Gail Lindsay's case cited as example [LINDSAY - comments.] [Robert NELSON - hopes donation helps.]
REPORTER: Meredith Vieira

Rather, Dan;
Vieira, Meredith

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