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Maine / Dam War #538382

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 03, 1984
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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Piscataquis, Cnty., ME) Controversy over efforts to dam ME's Penobscot River examined; films shown. [Great Northern Paper Company spokesperson Paul McCANN - favors damming for company's economy gain.] [Natural resources council spokesperson Everett CARSON - doesn't believe Great Northern understands River's resource value.] Econs. involved in white water rafting on river noted. [Tour operator John CONNOLLY - notes paper mill has energy alternatives not afforded users of river.] [FISHERMAN - praises salmon fishing in river.] [MAN - calls for long-term econ. development for state's future.]
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

Briggs, Fred;
Brokaw, Tom

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