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Natural Gas / Shortages #486935

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 08, 1976
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(Studio) Natural gas shortages are occurring and industry and government have running battle with regard to prices. In Wichita Falls, Texas, Tuesday night, gas company cuts off some of customers.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Wichita Falls, Texas) Lone Star Gas Company shuts off gas supply to some places in Red River Valley of north Texas and south OK; all schools in area shut down. [School superintendent Dr. Lee WILLIAMSON - says he couldn't believe it was true at 1st.] People here want to know why there's shortage in state with biggest natural gas production. [Lone Star Gas Company spokesperson Warren FULKS - says price of gas in interstate system of area regulated by FPC and there's been difficulty with supplies for interstate system.] Schools reopen Thursday; some here say they feel children being used by gas company to get price hike.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

Brinkley, David;
Oliver, Don

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