Friday, February 27, 1976
Group lobbies for Critic:
election commission Nuclear
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
WASHINGTON (P) - Public
interest groups asked the Su-:
preme Court yesterday to per-
mit the illegally constituted
Federal Election Commission"
to continue operating for 30
The groups said legislation to
restructure the commission and'
make it comply with the law "is
progressing rapidly through
Conggress. If the court extends
the stay for an additional 30!
days, we believe the Congress
will be able to complete its ac-
tion within that period."
IF THE court fails to grant
the extension, the FEC will
cease awarding federal match-'
ing presidential cam-'
paign funds at midnight Mon-:
The justices gave'no indica-1
tion when they would act. They
meet today, for one of their
regularly scheduled closed con-i
ferences. Congress was not ex-1
'U' fuel re:
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research for the Air Force is,
about $137,000 over a two-yearI
BESIDES HIS WORK with:
gas and metal particles, Nich-
olls said he is also interested in
working to prevent disasters in-
volving unconfined explosions:
-including such areas as mineI
and grain elevator blasts. E
pected to pass legislation be-
for the deadline.
In the House, Rep. Wayne
Hays, (D-Ohio), postponed un-
til Monday any action on over-
hauling the commission to
meet the court's objections.
THE PUBLIC interest groups
cited Maryland and Georgia re-
apportionment cases to bolster
their argument that the court
has the authority to permit the
FEC to continue functioning.
The groups said the court al-
lowed states' legislatures to
meet during periods in which
the legislative memberships
were unconstitutionally appor-
Allowing the commission to
die "would obviously have a
serious and adverse impact on
candidates" in the presidential
primaries in Massachusetts and
Vermont on March 2; Florida,
March 9; Illinois, March 16, and'
North Carolina, March 23, the1
the scientists need access to
certain classified documents -
and this is where the approval
of the University Senate Assem-
bly becomes necessary for the
research to continue.
Approval for the Air Force-
University contract was given
in 1970 and again in 1974. In the
second case, the Regental "hu-,
man life" regulation had been
in ffprt fn tur pr
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"Nothing is going on; we're not
doing it (deploying seabed mis-
Marcum did acknowledge that.
the federal government h a d
looked into such a plan., but he
added, "As far as I know, we've
never had anything but studies
As a further matter, Hodges
claims the Glomar Explorer-
the vessel used by the CIA re-
portedly to retrieve a sunken!
Soviet submarine in 1974-was
actually involved in installing
a missile silo in the ocean bot-
Hodges alleges that the "hole
in the Glomar Explorer was too
small to hold the Russian sub
it was supposed to receive" as
evidence that the ship was in-
volved in other than its reported
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What he termed "agricultur- in er ec rorr wo years.
al dust (grain) explosions" have The three - person Research
resulted in about 200 fatalities Review Committee is now be-
and a property loss of $200 mil- ginning to study the matter in
lion since 1910, according to greater depth.
Nicholls - the flammability of "A BIT OF light and air let
cornstarch, for example, being in couldn't hurt," said Com-
about 35 times that of coal dust. mittee member Jens Zorn, a
Nicholls said that he and Si- physics professor, although
chel make proposals to the Air Zorn commented that the pro-
ed with the aid of a 20,000 volt; posal for further research!
charge. "seemed to me to be within
Then, a computer located in a the (regental) guidelines."
room behind the machine - Elham Elahi, a student ap-
and lined with a wall of sand- pointee to the committee, ex-
bags for safety - presents a: pressed a feeling that "at the
graph whose curve shows the time the Regents made these
change in velocity of the sound policies, they purposely made
waves produced by the blast. them as nebulous as possible."
SUCH SUPERSONIC explo- "I think the problem is the
sions, according to Nicholls, are character of the University,"
detonated at five to six times Elahi said. "People are willing
the speed of sound. to get money from anybody to
"You can imagine -the noise do research, without regard for;
around here," he remarked. whether the information they
The approximate cost of the turn up is used for weapons de-
Force Armament Laboratory at velopment."r
Eglin Air Force Base in Florida If any member of the com-s
as to what they would like to mittee finds something disturb-
work on. Then, if the Air Force ing about the way in which the
feels it "needs more knowledge research is being conducted,
in that area," it gives assent to they will meet together to de-
the new studies, cide on whether the studies do.
0 C C A S I O N A L L Y, in fact violate the regental poli-
in the process of their research, cies.
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