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House Proceeding 05-12-09 on May 12th, 2009 :: 1:27:30 to 1:29:30
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Jay Inslee

1:27:27 to 1:27:47( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: being done to help advance these technologies and others. mr. inslee: you menoned china or meant to, one of the two. i wanted to comment on this. we are also in this bill dealing when we are advancing clean energy, we want to make sure we don't lose jobs in competion for some of these other countries even if they don't

Jay Inslee

1:27:30 to 1:29:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jay Inslee

Jay Inslee

1:27:48 to 1:28:09( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: move as rapidly as we do and try to move away from this pollution of co-2. and one of the things we are going to have in our bill is a provision that will protect our jobs and protect our industries against job leakage going overseas to countries that may not have some co-2 regime to reduce pollution.

Jay Inslee

1:28:10 to 1:28:32( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: and we have now reached agreement essentially that we will have a cushion for energy intensive industries -- steel, aluminum, cement -- a cushion so they will be insulated from increases in energy costs associated with this so that we won't lose jobs having these plants move to china or india or some other country that may not

Jay Inslee

1:28:33 to 1:28:54( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: have a regulation on co-2. it's a very important provision. i worked with mike doyle, representative from pittsburgh, on this. and we can now legitimately tell folks in these industries that we have this protection against job leakage and it is a message and important message to countries around the world that

Jay Inslee

1:28:55 to 1:29:15( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: all countries are going to have to enter into some action plan to reduce carbon dioxide. we know we can't solve this problem without china's participation. and that's why in this bill we will also have a provision that in the event there's not progress made, that thercould be trade adjustment at the border for imports from china if

Jay Inslee

1:29:16 to 1:29:30( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: in fact china is unable to move forward with us. now, we hope we'll succeed on that and that won't be necessary, but the point is we are designing a bill that will capture the innovation -- allow us to make the electric car here

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