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House Proceeding on Jan 28th, 2009 :: 0:12:55 to 0:14:20
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Lois Capps

0:12:52 to 0:13:12( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: expensive for our broadcasters, will slow down broadband services and has dangerous implications for public safety. therefore, i urge my colleagues to keep the digital transition on the right path and oppose senate bill 328. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlewoman from california

Lois Capps

0:12:55 to 0:14:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lois Capps

Lois Capps

0:13:13 to 0:13:33( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: rise? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentlewoman from california is recognized for one minute. mrs. capps: madam speaker, 40 years ago today on january, 1969, a blowout happened on platform a six miles off the santa barbara coast before it was capped, more than three million gallons of oil spewed

Lois Capps

0:13:34 to 0:13:54( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: into the sea. for weeks they focused on the dramatic images, oil-soaked birds unable to fly, slowly dying on the sand. 35 miles of sandy beaches coated with thick slug. covered with an oily black sheen. i lived in santa barbara in 1969. i recall how our community came

Lois Capps

0:13:55 to 0:14:15( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: together to save wildlife, clean up our beaches. but this bill's impact went far beyond economic damage to our community. the disaster was considered to be a major factor in the birth of the modn-day environmental movement. there followed a wave of environmental legislation, including the clean air and water acts and laws to protect

Lois Capps

0:14:16 to 0:14:20( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: coastal areas and endangered species. now after 40 years after we still face the responsibility

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