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Strip Mining Bill #477874

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 22, 1974
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(Studio) House debates bill to regulate strip mining.
REPORTER: Edwin Newman

(DC) Details of House bill reviewed. Bill criticized. Many environmentalists not happy with bill. [Representative Bella ABZUG says she's amazed by number of letters recd.] Coal industry claims bill too tough. Bill splits administration Secretary Interior Rogers Morton and Federal Energy Administration John Sawhill against bill; Environmental Protection Agency Russell Train and John Quarles favor bill. [QUARLES - believes coal should be removed in environmentally acceptable way.] Coal industry turning to Mid. West states.
REPORTER: Charles Quinn (No artist given)

Newman, Edwin;
Quinn, Charles

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