NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 07, 1981
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(Studio) Interior Secretary James Watt reported postponing offshore oil lease sales.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Los Angeles, California) Areas off California coast affected by decision listed; opposition to Watt's initial decision recalled. [WATT - wants Supreme Court ruling on earlier court decision before he moves.] [Governor Jerry BROWN - thanks those who put pressure on President Reagan and White House] Watt said denying that his decision was political; details given.
REPORTER: Don Oliver
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