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Natural Gas Shortage #461927

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 17, 1972
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(Studio) Cold weather and snow storms in Midwest causing natural gas shortages.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Chicago, Illinois) Industrial users of natural gas suffering shortages because of cold weather and snow. In Effingham, Illinois, appliance factory shuts down because no gas. [Plant manager Don ROSS - says 1600 people out of work before Christmas.] In Milwaukee, WI, power company warns 27 factories face reduced service. [Federal Power Commission T.A. PHILLIPS - says shortage borders on critical. East Coast now importing oil.] Natural gas production makes little profit; government may soon try to stimulate gas industry.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

(Studio) In Galesburg, Illinois, workers work in 60-degree temperature as factory tries to conserve natural gas.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

Jamieson, Bob;
Utley, Garrick

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