NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 13, 1973
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(Studio) Nuclear energy source remains untapped Reasons discussed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(North Anna, Virginia) Environmental and safety concerns keep nuclear energy source from being tapped. In Virginia, nature and nuclear power coexists, but safety remains problem. [Nuclear physicist Dr Ralph LAPP - believes as long as safety laws enforced, safe source of power exists.] Public not wholly convinced. Virginia Electric and Power Company has advertising campaign to assure safety of plants. [Virginia Electric Power Company official W.L. PROFFITT - reports Japanese use nuclear power extensively. Construction of new nuclear power facility raises new fears. [LAPP - believes as pressure of energy crisis increases, nuclear power to be more acceptable.]
REPORTER: Robert Goralski