ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 08, 1974
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(Studio) Chairperson of Environmental Quality Council Russell West Peterson briefs Senate Commerce Committee on impact of offshore oil drilling on East. coast. In Delaware, public debate occurs over similar issue.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Delaware) Coastal zoning law passed in `71. Delaware legislature split over changing law to allow oil companies to come into coastal areas preserved in their natural state. [State representative Kermit JUSTICE - thinks DE's image toward industry must change]. [State representative Andrew KNOX - supports coastal zone act.] [Ex-governor Russell PETERSON - wants to save coastal zone for future generations.]
REPORTER: Roger Peterson
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