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Coal Study #65458

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 12, 1980
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(Studio) Predictions of 16-nation study on feasibility of coal as energy source detailed; United States said currently largest coal producer. Details given.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Tampa, Florida) United States coal imports from Poland and South Africa examined; films shown. Fin. factor involved in domestic coal product versus imports outlined. [Southern Company Services spokesperson James LUDWIG - comments on transportation rate.] Attributes of foreign coal noted. [Tampa Elec. spokesperson Greg TRUAX - comments.] Mining costs said making diff. in use of foreign over domestic coal. [Association of American railroad spokesperson William DEMPSEY - comments on South African mining costs.] Estimated increase in coal imports mentioned.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

Peterson, Roger;
Reynolds, Frank

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