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House Proceeding 05-17-06 on May 17th, 2006 :: 0:00:00 to 0:01:59
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John J. Jr.Duncan

0:00:00 to 0:00:06( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: s. but it first runs the small companies out and then even the medium-sized companies. and i'm told that's what's happening all over the country to our small logging companies. i remember

John J. Jr.Duncan

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Speech By: John J. Jr.Duncan

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:00:06 to 0:00:25( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: i was told years ago that in the mid 1980's that congress passed a bill that the environmentalists wanted that would not allow cutting of more than 80% of the new growth in our national forests.

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:00:25 to 0:00:46( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: today we are cutting less than 1/7 of the new growth in our national forests. we have two or three or four times as much dead and dying trees. under the present rules we can't go in there

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:00:46 to 0:00:58( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: and get some of these dead and dying trees out. and like i said, earlier, i said this bill is just another of many things that we are trying to do, not only to help the environment, but to

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:00:58 to 0:01:12( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: help the poor and the lower income and working people by not driving up prices and not destroying jobs in the way that we have been doing. but also this is a bill that would help some of

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:01:12 to 0:01:27( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: the small businesses, some of the small logging companies to survive instead of all having to go out. h.r. 4200, this forest emergency research and recovery act, would allow land managers to

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:01:27 to 0:01:42( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: move swiftly after a disaster to stabilize areas, protect streams, and reforest the land. the bill allows for establishment of preapproved management practices and emergency procedures that could be

John J. Jr.Duncan

0:01:42 to 0:01:59( Edit History Discussion )

John J. Jr.Duncan: implemented quickly after a fire or other catastrophic event. this bill, h.r. 4200, allows for compliance with the clean water act requirements. to occur simultaneously with the implementation

Candice S. Miller

0:01:59 to 0:02:18( Edit History Discussion )

Candice S. Miller: of these preamoved management -- preapproved management practices. it is a sensible to ensuring our national forests are forested for future generations. this is a good bill. it's good for the

Candice S. Miller

0:01:59 to 0:03:43( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Candice S. Miller

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