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Energy Crisis / Rationing / New England #467621

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 12, 1973
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(Studio) Congress moves swiftly to give Nixon power to deal with energy crisis, House approves construction of Alaska pipeline. Bill goes to Senator next. Senator Interior and Insular Affairs Committee approves bill giving rationing power to President Energy director John Love warns of impending gasoline rationing.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Houston, Texas) [LOVE - states decision on rationing not yet made, but rationing likely.] Love speaks to oilmen and reporters with regard to energy crisis.
REPORTER: George Lewis

(Studio) Environmental Protection Agency head Russell Train favors temporary suspension of clean air standards for certain plants to ease energy crisis, Part of American energy crisis caused by Arab oil boycott. Boycott affects New England states harshly.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Hartford, Connecticut) 95% of oil comes from foreign sources. [Oil company executive John BUCKLEY - believes severe shortage only few weeks away.] Feds office of oil and gas allocates fuel in New England. Allocation system explained, but system not working in New England. [Connecticut energy director Gordon ALLEN - foresees problems for many persons on allocation system.] New England winter to be colds
REPORTER: Richard Hunt

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Hunt, Richard;
Lewis, George
Duration:
00:05:30

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