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Energy / Coal Conversion Bill / Insulation Ind. Abuses #491074

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 27, 1977
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(Studio) Senate vote with regard to conversion to coal, according to Carter energy plan, noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Chicago, Illinois) Sherwin-Williams Company plant in Chicago cited as example of company that could revert back to burning coal, after switching to oil. Desired use of higher sulfur coal in such case, reasons for and environmental problems with its use noted. [Plant engineer John CYGAN - lists environmental and economy problems in using different kinds of coal.] Details with regard to econs. of conversion to coal cited.
REPORTER: Mike Jackson

(Studio) Incrd. demand for home insulation materials and resulting abuses noted. Plans by FTC (Federal Trade Commission) to curb abuses to be announced.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) FTC (Federal Trade Commission) concerns with regard to abuses of insulation boom noted. [FTC cnrm. Michael PERTSCHUK - notes previous troublemakers move into insulation trade, seeing good opportunity.] FTC (Federal Trade Commission) plans and government warnings to homeowners with regard to abuses cited.
REPORTER: John Cochran

Chancellor, John;
Cochran, John;
Jackson, Mike

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