NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 28, 1977
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(Studio) Senator Energy Committee holds stormy hearing on natural gas supply. Witness tells committee his estimate of enough gas for 40 years was ignored in favor of more pessimistic reports
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Christian Knudsen says his report was suppressed because ERDA wanted to present studies more favorable to claims of oil companies and President Carter; ERDA representatives say it was ignored because it was wrong. [ERDA representative Hugh GUTHRIE - believes necessary logic supporting report hadn't been used.] [Senator John DURKIN - claims study was discredited because it posed threat.] [ERDA acting administration Robert FRI - won't listen to such comments without challenge.] [Senator James ABOUREZK - says Fri isn't in charge of hearing.] [GUTHRIE - feels Durkin's charge discredits his moral integrity.] Senators demand to see all research that's been done on natural gas.
REPORTER: John Cochran
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