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House Proceeding 05-17-06 on May 17th, 2006 :: 0:21:57 to 0:23:56
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George Miller

0:21:44 to 0:21:57( Edit History Discussion )

George Miller: strong opposition to the gentleman's amendment. in the case of the national forest in alabama, the amendment could leave areas designated as potential old growth subject to increase fire and

Brian Baird

0:21:57 to 0:22:09( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Baird: insect risks. a revised forest plan identifies 60,000 acres as potential old growth sites. half of these acres in this designation are suitible for harvest. half of them are not designated as

Brian Baird

0:22:09 to 0:22:20( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Baird: suitible. so this amendment would prohibit the application of h.r. 4200 in these areas. in our forest, designations, culture areas, scenic areas, are all suited -- all considered unsuitible

Brian Baird

0:22:20 to 0:22:33( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Baird: for timber production. yet harvest may be allowed to provide certain habitats, demonstrate culture heritage or provide visas. this amendment would leave these areas untouched by restoration efforts.

Brian Baird

0:22:33 to 0:22:45( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Baird: the situation could damage the very tree. it is alleged to save. again, this bill provides flexible while requiring compliance with forest plans. this amendment was defeated on bipartisan

Brian Baird

0:22:45 to 0:22:57( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Baird: basis in the committee and it should be defeated on bipartisan basis on the floor today. this is not a good amendment. thank you. the chairman: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time.

Brian Baird

0:22:57 to 0:23:13( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Baird: mr. walden: may i ib quire as to how much remains? the chairman: both sides -- the chair is informed -- has 2 1/2 minutes remaining. the chair recognizes the gentleman from oregon, mr. defazio.

Brian Baird

0:23:13 to 0:23:25( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Baird: mr. defazio: i yield 30 seconds to the gentleman from california. >> i was detained in committee during markup of general debate. i want to rise in support of the defazio amendment and against

Brian Baird

0:23:25 to 0:23:43( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Baird: the underlying legislation. i believe that the ration national for this legislation does not exist. including the healthy forest restoration act and for situations involving threats of life

Brian Baird

0:23:43 to 0:23:56( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Baird: and property, the forest service -- they can request it with the council of environmental quality. today i don't believe that the request has been denied. i think the defazio amendment is

Peter A. DeFazio

0:23:56 to 0:24:11( Edit History Discussion )

Peter A. DeFazio: an improvement in the legislation. i yield back the balance of my time. the chairman: the gentleman from oregon -- the gentleman from oregon. mr. defazio: how many speakers does he have left?

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