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Price Watch (Energy / Gasoline Prices) #397924

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 30, 2001
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Record high gasoline prices reported.

(Chicago: Cynthia Bowers) Concerns about gasoline PRICES and shortages reported; scenes shown of a refinery fire near Saint Louis, Missouri. [Oil Price Information Service Tom KLOZA - says prices have skyrocketed in the Midwest.] [MOTORIST - says people want to make more money.] [Senator Richard DURBIN - addresses reporters.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: John Roberts) The efforts of a White House task force to find ways to deal with the energy crunch reported; details given of the criticism of energy plans from environmentalists. [Vice President Dick CHENEY - says the country demands more energy but does nothing to increase supplies.] [Natural Resources Defense Council Dan LASHOF - criticizes the idea of drilling for oil on protected land.] [Senator John BREAUX - talks about those who restrict oil drilling then expect adequate resources.]

Bowers, Cynthia;
Rather, Dan;
Roberts, John

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