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Oil / New Find / Refinery Problem / Maryland #33009

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 28, 1974
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(Studio) Subsidiary of Shell Oil strikes oil off South Vietnam coast, Not known how long it'll be before oil pumped out. Report on conflict between environmentalists and oil industry
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Piney Point, MD) Oil tankers unloaded here for 25 year Residents vote against building refinery in Jul. [Potomac River Association TRUEMAN HASKELL - talks of recreation around river that doesn't go with refinery.] In spite of referendum, company goes ahead with preliminary building Company says have building permits and referendum not legal because it wasn't state-wide. [Saint Mary's Cnty. attorney Joseph WEINER - says confident court will uphold 2-1 vote of people.] [HASKELL says can't have clean air and water and refinery, too.]
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

Peterson, Roger;
Reasoner, Harry

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