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House Proceeding 02-12-08 on Feb 12th, 2008 :: 1:11:58 to 1:14:08
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1:11:48 to 1:11:58( Edit History Discussion )

bill, ms. woolsey, for as much time as she may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from california is recognized. ms. woolsey: thank you, mr. speaker. my district just across the golden

Joseph Crowley

1:11:58 to 1:12:12( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: gate bridge north of san francisco includes 100% of marin county and 80% of sonoma county where we are blessed with many environmental treasures. in fact, it is one of the most beautiful places on earth.

Joseph Crowley

1:11:58 to 1:14:08( Edit History Discussion )
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Joseph Crowley

1:12:12 to 1:12:27( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: .and it is just acrossos the bridge from one of the largest l cities in our country. . in this area we have w a stand of old growth redwoods known as muir woods, and we consider this our crown

Joseph Crowley

1:12:27 to 1:12:40( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: jewel. muir woods is nearly 30oo0 acres of what i refer to as heaven on o earth. where its natu ral beauty has been preserved and protected r everyone to enjoy soyo that we can enjoy the

Joseph Crowley

1:12:40 to 1:12:52( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: trees which are mostly redwoods, which stand over 250 50feet ta tll and ll are as old as the chairman just told you, as old as 1,100 years. that's why i 'm so pleased that d congress is

Joseph Crowley

1:12:52 to 1:13:06( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: considering h.res. 868 today to celebrateda the 100th anniversary of president si teddy roosevelt's declaration of muir woods as a national monument. nt it's fitting that we honor the centennial

Joseph Crowley

1:13:06 to 1:13:16( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: of muir wntoods on the floor of the house of repres entatives because it was ca the actions of congressman william kent who represented the county at the time who made the national monument

Joseph Crowley

1:13:16 to 1:13:31( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: possible. william kent privately owned the land where muir woods now st ands, and he and his family donated it to the federal government to ensure its protection. i'm proud to say that 100

Joseph Crowley

1:13:31 to 1:13:42( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: years later congressman kent's vision is still going strong. the leadership in conservation that william kent showed 100 years ago is a valuable lesson for us today. imagine the national wonder

Joseph Crowley

1:13:42 to 1:13:55( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: that could have been saved in the last 100 years, wonders like muir woods, that we r could be enjoying today that people would have been as selfless as he. we in congress have the power to

Joseph Crowley

1:13:55 to 1:14:08( Edit History Discussion )

Joseph Crowley: ensure that 100 years from now people will look back and applaud new conservation efforts. mr. speaker, muir woods is a unique sanctuary for the protection of one of earth's greatest wonders,

1:14:08 to 1:14:23( Edit History Discussion )

the coastal redwoods, and its preservation is to be commended. i want to thank chairman rahall, chairman grijalva, ranking member young, and mr. bishop, for bringing my resolution here

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