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Supreme Court / Gasoline Station Ownership #499262

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 14, 1978
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(Studio) Supreme Court ruling on Maryland law prohibiting oil companies from operating retail gasoline stations and its potential impact reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Details of Maryland law, passed during Arab oil embargo of 1973, and of Supreme Court decision given. Remarks by Justices Stevens and Blackmun noted. Effect of ruling on Maryland stations owned by companies like Exxon, Shell and Gulf in Maryland and to nonbranded stations like Scot and Red Head, owned by small refiners, outlined. Energy Department comments on situation stated.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

(Studio) Opinion of former energy administration John Sawhill noted that gasoline prices should rise and reasons given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Stern, Carl

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