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Federal Energy Office / Gasoline Station Owners #475163

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 14, 1974
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(Studio) Dep. energy director John Sawhill says government figures disagree with American Petroleum Institute figures with regard to oil imports. Federal Energy Office edicts concerning gasoline stations reviewed. Many station owners threaten to close.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Norfolk, Virginia) Gasoline station dealers call for shutdown. [Dealer's association Dave WILDER - says most dealers close out of frustration with changing laws and insufficient fuel.] Public pressure causes state and local officials to push for more equitable distribution plan.
REPORTER: Gordon Graham

(Hartford, Connecticut) Stn. operators in Waterbury, Connecticut, angry over Simon's ruling against selling gasoline to regular customers only. [Connecticut Governor Thomas MESKILL - supports station operators and not Simon.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Fresno, California) Dealers' association meets to discuss situation in Fresno, California. [California service station association Jim CAMPBELL - outlines accomplishments hoped for with meeting] California dependent on autos.

Chancellor, John;
Graham, Gordon;
Hager, Robert;
Neal, Roy

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