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House Proceeding on Mar 26th, 2009 :: 0:28:40 to 0:29:50
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Doc Hastings

0:28:37 to 0:28:57( Edit History Discussion )

Doc Hastings: suppress these catastrophic wildfires. my amendment will explain further and make clear the secretary of the interior and secretary ofgriculture's authority to provide suppression activities in response to this cris insect infestation. i ask for the members to support this important amendment. with that i yield to the chairman of the natural reso

Doc Hastings

0:28:40 to 0:29:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Doc Hastings

Doc Hastings

0:28:58 to 0:29:18( Edit History Discussion )

Doc Hastings: mr. rahall: i appreciate the gentleman from colorado yielding. happy to accept his amendment. appreciate his work on this legislation. mr. perlmutter: thank you, mr. with that -- the chair: gentleman from colorado reserve his time? mr. perlmutter: i reserve my time. the chair: the gentleman from -- mr. hastings: i ask to claim

Doc Hastings

0:29:19 to 0:29:39( Edit History Discussion )

Doc Hastings: time in opposition although i am not opposed to the amendment. the amendment offered by the gentleman from colorado is intended rightfully so to clarify the fire suppression authority under this act as it relates to the severe insect infestation problem in our national forests. although i support the amendment, i must point out that prevention is far more

Doc Hastings

0:29:40 to 0:29:50( Edit History Discussion )

Doc Hastings: cost-effective than fire suppression. and until we in congress act on measures that promote sound scientific forest management and allow the related industries to survive, we are really not

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