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Colorado / Air Pollution #317947

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 01, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Denver, Colorado: Bob McNamara) Denver, Colorado's, air pollution problems discussed; scenes shown. Carbon monoxide pollution noted worst in country [Governor Roy ROMER -urges action.] Colorado gasoline reported now containing high oxygen levels. [MAN - praises program.] [Oil and auto industry lobbyist Jan McCLURE - says public's afraid of alcohol fuels.] Auto workers reported opposing alcohol in fuel. [Auto service manager Mark KLZLOWSKI - describes possible damage to fuel systems.] Higher oxygen fuels reported costing more than regular gasoline. [McCLURE - criticizes mandate.] Some people reported storing old gasoline brands. [Station manager Mike LONG - comments on hoarding gasoline.] Opposition to high oxygen fuels discussed. Oil industry mentioned leading opponent to new fuel mandate. [ROMER - tired of opposition to good plan.] Romer quoted. Critics quoted.

McNamara, Bob;
Schieffer, Bob

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