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House Proceeding on Apr 22nd, 2009 :: 0:11:55 to 0:13:55
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Marsha Blackburn

0:11:51 to 0:12:11( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: the aisle to ensure that we make the today to help create clean energy jobs for tomorrow. thank you. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman yields back. gentlewoman from tennessee rise? mrs. blackburn: to address the hoe for one minute and to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore:

Marsha Blackburn

0:12:12 to 0:12:32( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: without objection. mrs. blackburn: thank you, mr. speaker. well, the democratic leadership is moving forward on the change that they've promised, and last week the e.p.a., the environmental protection agency, moved forward to regulation carbon dioxide emissions under the clean air act with or without congressional consent. and this week the energy and commerce committee is holding hearings on cap and tax legislation and this is what

Marsha Blackburn

0:12:33 to 0:12:54( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: we're learning. the renewable requirements in the bill are entirely unrealistic. currently 3% of our electricity that is generated is by renewable energy, and the chairman's bill is mandating 25% by 2025. that would require 20,000 megawatts of renewable energy

Marsha Blackburn

0:12:55 to 0:13:15( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: to come online every year until 2025. that is far above what the projections are, the government-generated projections. so our question is, are we saddling our states and our energy consumers with unrealistic dema mandates that prohibitedly hide prices? well, basically the democratic

Marsha Blackburn

0:13:16 to 0:13:36( Edit History Discussion )

Marsha Blackburn: leadership presents a choice. we can acquiesce to bad regulation that will have certain disastrous impacts on our economy or we an legislate an even harmful system. basically, mr. speaker, it's as though when faced with we are taking it and opting to shoot ourselves in the chest. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the

Kathleen Dahlkemper

0:13:37 to 0:13:55( Edit History Discussion )

Kathleen Dahlkemper: gentlewoman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from pennsylvania rise? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mrs. dahlkemper: then senator gaylord johnson from wisconsin established a day in which thousands of americans across the country could demonstrate their support for the most

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