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Closeup (Energy Conservation) #35191

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 08, 1975
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(Studio) Report on who is conserving energy and why.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Virginia) Enforcement of 55 m.p.h. speed limit sporadic on Virginia interstate going to DC.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(MD) Total commitment made to keeping speed down. Federal energy office credits higher gasoline prices with slowing consumption.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(DC) In large cities, bldgs. still burn lights after work hrs. Electricity consumption increases Total energy use cut by 4 1/2% since 1973. Oil production drops 8% and natural gas production dropped 11%. For. imports increase to 44% of American needs. United States doubled amount imported from Arab cntrys. [Senator Floyd HASKELL - says Americans must insist on conservation to their Congmen. and President] [Federal Energy Admin. Frank ZARB - says problem lies with Americans' representatives in Congress] Public pressure will force White House and Congress to work together.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(Studio) Address for Closeup noted.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Koppel, Ted;
Peterson, Roger

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