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Carter / Water Projects #47887

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 28, 1977
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(Studio) House majority leader James Wright challenges President's planned review of water projects; comments noted. Only project Carter has stopped by impounding funds is Meramec Dam on Meramec River in Missouri.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(No location given) Tourist attraction of river area, which begins in Ozark Mts., noted. Corps of Engineers worked on dam until President called for review. At hearing in Sullivan, Missouri, people come out in favor of project and say danger of extinction of gray bat and one variety of mussel is bad comparison to their future. [James GAMBLE - notes attempt to weigh bat and mussel against needs of people.] [Arnold, Missouri, city administration Boyd MILLS - cites support for dam.] Opponents of dam were vocal but outnumbered; spokesperson for Senator John Danforth told group what Danforth tells congress hearing today. [DANFORTH - cites opposition to project.]
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Reporter(s):
Farmer, Don;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:02:40

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