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California / Energy Crisis / Air Pollution Standards #638152

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 20, 2001
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(Los Angeles: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Shellee Smith) The relaxing of pollution standards in California during its energy crisis featured; details given of concerns about problems with smog and the promotion of conservation measures. [South Coast Air Quality Management District Barry WALLERSTEIN - says old power plants are being brought back online, and the air is becoming more polluted as a result.] [Power plant manager Larry MOREHOUSE - says the plant can now generate more power.] [MAN - talks about using fluorescent light bulbs.] [Customer Diane TAYLOR - says everyone doing a little bit to save energy can make a big difference.] [Atlantis Energy Joe MORRISEY - talks about homes using solar energy.] [Sierra Club Carl POPE - says diesel- fueled power plants are "filthy".]

Brokaw, Tom;
Smith, Shellee

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