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AAA / Fourth of July / Gas / Unleaded #477841

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 02, 1974
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(Studio) AAA says motorists won't have much trouble finding gasoline over 4th of July holiday. Yesterday, stations ordered by Environmental Protection Agency to have 1 pump with unleaded gas.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Houston, Texas) Some stations unable to meet federal deadline for unleaded gas pumps. All 1975 autos must run on unleaded gasoline to help clean up air. Huge controversy exists over new environmental equipment in `75 cars. [Continental Oil Company W.B. BURNAP - thinks more consideration needed before lead-free gasoline made mandatory in all `75 cars.]
REPORTER: George Lewis

(Studio) General Motors feels unleaded gasoline here to stay.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Lewis, George

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