NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 26, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(NYC: Stan Bernard) Cost of Long Island Lighting Company's nuclear power plant given; scenes shown. Opponents noted asserting that plant is unsafe and evacuation of Long Island residents would be impossible during nuclear accident. [WOMAN - comments on dangers.] General location of plant illustration Mock emergency evacuation drill shown. [OPPONENT - says total evacuation impossible.] Plant noted sold to state and rendered inoperable. [Governor Mario CUOMO - plans to dismantle plant.] Rate increases for utility customers discussed. [PEOPLE - say they will pay increases] Final cost of facility given.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Other uses for those billions of wasted dollars listed.