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House Proceeding 04-15-10 on Apr 15th, 2010 :: 1:42:25 to 1:45:10
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Gwen Moore

1:42:24 to 1:42:44( Edit History Discussion )

Gwen Moore: the chair: pursuant to house resolution 1248, the gentlewoman from wisconsin, ms. moore, and a member opposed, will each control five minutes. the chair recognizes the gentlewoman from wisconsin. ms. moore: thank you, mr. chairman. and i yield myself such time as may consume. the chair: the gentlewoman from wisconsin is recognized. ms. moore: mr. chairman, one of

Gwen Moore

1:42:25 to 1:45:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Gwen Moore

Gwen Moore

1:42:45 to 1:43:07( Edit History Discussion )

Gwen Moore: the most destructive threats to the ecological integrity in the health of estuaries across the nation as well as other water bodies such as rivers and lakes are invasive species. invasive species destroy ecosystems and have a de health and balance of these systems, including the estuaries that we're trying so hard to protect through the

Gwen Moore

1:43:08 to 1:43:28( Edit History Discussion )

Gwen Moore: national estuary practice. for example, the san francco estuary has been called one of the most invaded estuaries in the world. once these species are established, federal and state authorities spend hundreds of millions of dollars trying to eliminate them and failing that to manage them and repair the enormous ecological and

Gwen Moore

1:43:29 to 1:43:50( Edit History Discussion )

Gwen Moore: economic damage they've done and are doing to this important ecosystem. as i speak, the army corps of engineers is undertaking efforts to prevent the latest of these threats to lake michigan, the asian carp, from overrunning this ecological and national treasury. this amendment wouldnclude

Gwen Moore

1:43:51 to 1:44:11( Edit History Discussion )

Gwen Moore: assessments of the pathways by which these unwelcomed guests are getting into estuaries and in the long-term monitoring and assessment effort authorized through the national estuary program. for example, one pathway of introduction for nonnative species in an estuary is the swatter in ships that they may

Gwen Moore

1:44:12 to 1:44:35( Edit History Discussion )

Gwen Moore: discharge as they move through these bodies of water. by strengthening the monitoring in the estuaries it's my effort to improve the various stakeholders to e.p.a.'s national program office and congress on how nonnative species are affecting our estuaries. track whether this problem is

Gwen Moore

1:44:36 to 1:44:56( Edit History Discussion )

Gwen Moore: getting better or worse and guide effective solutions to help us address and defeat these invaders. with that i reserve the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman from arkansas. mr. boozman: i ask unanimous consent to claim the time in opposition. the chair: without objection, the gentleman is recognized. mr. boozman: and we just want to go on the record as

Gwen Moore

1:44:57 to 1:45:10( Edit History Discussion )

Gwen Moore: supporting this amendment and ge its adoption. i yield back the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentlewoman from wisconsin. ms. moore: and i thank the gentleman and i also want to thank the chairman of the house

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