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House Proceeding on Jan 28th, 2008 :: 0:47:45 to 0:51:01
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Eddie Bernice Johnson

0:42:30 to 0:47:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Eddie Bernice Johnson

Eddie Bernice Johnson

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Eddie Bernice Johnson: i'm delighted to be able -- to honor such a vital organization in the state of texas. it's sometimes a occasion. the texas water development board is recognized as a leader in the state water

Thomas E. Petri

0:47:45 to 0:47:54( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: planning and water related infrastructure financing. and i'd like to thank my colleagues from texas delegation for joining me in this resolution. i reserve the balance of my time. the

Thomas E. Petri

0:47:45 to 0:51:01( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Thomas E. Petri

Thomas E. Petri

0:47:54 to 0:48:06( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady reserves the balance of her time. t the gentleman from wisconsin. mr. petri: mr. speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore:

Thomas E. Petri

0:48:06 to 0:48:18( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: the gentleman is recognized. mr. petri: the resolution before us, house resolution 832, recognizes the texas water development board on its selection as a 2007 recipient of the environmental

Thomas E. Petri

0:48:18 to 0:48:33( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: protection agency's performance and innovation in the state resolving fund to creating environmental success award. this award is given to one state in each of the 10 different e.p.a. regions

Thomas E. Petri

0:48:33 to 0:48:47( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: and highlights successfully designed projects that further the goal of clean water. the texas water development board was created in 1957 to provide leadership planning, financial assist information,

Thomas E. Petri

0:48:47 to 0:49:00( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: and education for the conservation and responsible development of water for texas. its mission is a vital part of texas' overall vision, mission, and goals related to maintaining the state's natural

Thomas E. Petri

0:49:00 to 0:49:13( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: resources, health, and its economic development. to accomplish its goals for the state's water resources and for providing affordable water and wastewater services, the texas water development board

Thomas E. Petri

0:49:13 to 0:49:26( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: provides water planning, data collection, and dissemination, financial assistance, and technical assistance services to the citizens of the state of texas. the tremendous population growth that the

Thomas E. Petri

0:49:26 to 0:49:41( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: state has and will continue to experience and the continual threat of severe drought only intensify the need for the texas water development board to accomplish its goals in an effective and efficient

Thomas E. Petri

0:49:41 to 0:49:54( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: manner. clean water act state resolving loan fund in texas has awarded commugtse more than -- communities more than $4 billion in low-interest loans to finance 472 water infrastructure projects

Thomas E. Petri

0:49:54 to 0:50:08( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: across the state of texas. these projects serve approximately one half of the pop 350u lation -- population of that state, and treat about $2 billion gas per day of wastewater and provide

Thomas E. Petri

0:50:08 to 0:50:21( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: direct environmental and public health benefits to texans at large. texas the northwest water reuse initiative consists of $10.7 million project in el paso county to deliver treated wastewater

Thomas E. Petri

0:50:21 to 0:50:34( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: for reuse to agricultural, commercial, industrial, and residential users from el paso's northwest water treatment plant. texas also financed a wation water reclamation initiative to deliver reclaimed

Thomas E. Petri

0:50:34 to 0:50:49( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: water from the city of austin's walnut creek wastewater treatment plant, the firs t step in the city's development of a transmission and distribution system serving customers with reclaimed water.

Thomas E. Petri

0:50:49 to 0:51:01( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: this resolution recognizes the importance of federal-state partnerships in addressing water resources needs in the united states and specifically the effective and efficient manner in which the state of texas

0:51:01 to 0:51:12( Edit History Discussion )

is managing its state resolving loan fund program. i encourage all members to support this project. i have no further requests for time. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker

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