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Special Assignment (Energy Alternatives: Beating OPEC Now) #57008

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 09, 1979
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Guymon, OK) Auburn, New York, natural gas supply and effect on local bus examined. [Mayor Paul LATTIMORE - comments.] Locations of other natural gas wells around United States shown on map; extent of Auburn's well noted. [LATTIMORE - comments on federal and state government's inability to meet community's energy needs.] Energy from garbage-produced steam detailed; statistics listed on screen. Use of "woodex," wood Product, considered; films shown. [Bio-Solar Corporation spokesperson Dean BAUMGARTNER - comments.] Western State Hospital, in Tacoma, WA, noted burning woodex for past 2 years; details given. Chicago's conversion of manure into methane gas reported; details given.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

Peterson, Roger;
Robinson, Max

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