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Wyoming / Natural Gas #529684

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 10, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Jackson, Wyoming) Controversy over Getty Oil Company `s efforts to explore for natural gas near Jackson Hole, Wyoming, in proposed federal wilderness region examined. [Getty spokesperson Dick HAMILTON - believes major reserves are in area.] [Sierra Club spokesperson Phil HOCKER - explains envts.' opposition to gas exploration.] Legal efforts to halt Getty noted. [Attorney Gerry SPENCE - decries losing region to oil company] Reclamation said major issue of controversy; details given. [HAMILTON - claims company can reclaim region acceptably.] Getty's past experience at Teton I site recalled; town's opposition to gas field development nearby noted. [Chamber of Commerce spokesperson Ralph McMULLEN - explains city's position.] [SPENCE - wants corps. to stay out of area.]

Loy, Bob;
Wallace, Chris

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