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Energy / Price Incr. / TVA #496567

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 10, 1978
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(Studio) Mvt. across country of blizzard detailed; map shown. Effects of weather on oil-burning heating systems in Massachusetts noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Boston, Massachusetts) Is noted to be peak season for tanker's delivering foreign oil to Massachusetts. Massachusetts department of energy reported alarmed at increase in cost of home heating oil; survey results with regard to price quoted. State request of Department of Energy and Consumer Price Council to find reason for price increase reported Director of state energy office noted as blaming refinery prices and oil field strike in Iran. [Department of Energy spokesperson Henry LEE - explains position with regard to present prices and future cost of heating oil.] Cost of home heating oil and gasoline compared.
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy

(Studio) Tennessee Valley Authority efforts to promote wood as energy source noted; background on Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) given. Int.-free loans noted as available for north Georgia customers installing wood-burning stoves.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
McCarthy, Lee

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