NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 20, 1980
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(Studio) Beginning of hearings into Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant due to its construction on earthquake fault noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Diablo Canyon, California) Pacific Gas and Electric's construction of plant, later discovery of fault and ensuing controversy examined; films shown. October 1979 earthquake in Imperial Valley and its impact on nuclear plant located in region recalled. [Governor's legal aide Byron GEORGIOU, power company attorney Bruce NORTON - exchange opinions.] Protesters said continuing battle despite hearing's outcome.
REPORTER: Don Oliver
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