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Nuclear Power Plants / Reagan #319002

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 21, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Phil Jones) President Reagan's decision to put controversial nuclear power plants back on line discussed. [Governor Mario CUOMO - says move was post-campaign '88surprise.] President order noted overriding local concerns re: nuclear safety. [Representative Edward MARKEY - criticizes administration] Local opposition to evacuation plans noted preventing Seabrook plant in New Hampshire and Shoreham in New York from opening. [Nuclear Energy Assistant Secretary Theodore GARRISH - comments.] [Safe Energy Communication Council spokesperson Scott DENMAN - blames Governor John Sununu for decision to open plants.] Impact of president order discussed.

Jones, Phil;
Rather, Dan

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