UTILITIES: Death for Dixon-Yates?

Congressional Democrats last week figured they had found a way to kill the Dixon-Yates contract. By a strict party-line vote of 10 to 8, the Joint Congressional Committee on Atomic Energy passed a resolution calling on AEC to cancel its $107 million contract to provide 600,000 kw. of power from a new steam plant to be built at West Memphis, Ark. Then the committee proceeded to make it as tough as possible for AEC to ignore its wishes. It rescinded a waiver voted last year on the committee's right to study the contract for 30 days while Congress is...

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