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Economy / Prices / Paper Ind. #43435

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 21, 1976
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(Studio) Consumer prices up .4% in April. Spendable income down .9%. Report on rising costs of paper products.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(No location given) American paper consumption noted.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz

(Woodland, ME) 2/3 of usable timber lands owned by federal government Congress considers restrictions on tree cutting. Much of paper-making process is mechanized. Equipment is expensive. [Mill manager Robert E. SMITH - notes incrd. costs of oil, chemicals, freight and labor.] Cleaning up the environment is costly. Paper execs. say money used for clean-up would have been used for expansion. Supplies will grow short unless there is expansion. Companies say they need higher profits to expand.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz

Cordtz, Dan;
Reasoner, Harry

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