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House Proceeding 05-17-06 on May 17th, 2006 :: 0:50:06 to 0:51:26
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Brian Baird

0:48:44 to 0:50:06( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Brian Baird

Brian Baird

0:49:53 to 0:50:06( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Baird: degrade which we are trying to achieve, which is forest regeneration and supression of fire. is that asking too much of the bush administration to simply say if you are going to have a program

Tom Udall

0:50:06 to 0:50:16( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Udall: that you will tell the american people that it won't make things worse? we don't think that's asking too much. and there was a point during that debate, i think needs to be made. and that

Tom Udall

0:50:06 to 0:51:26( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tom Udall

Tom Udall

0:50:16 to 0:50:33( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Udall: is that when there is a fire it is a human instinct to get in there and want to fix things. we are fixers. we believe and are the smartest species on the planet. but if you look at the beautiful

Tom Udall

0:50:33 to 0:50:46( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Udall: forest we have, if you look at the wilderness, the range in washington, and you look at those forests, those forests are there without the intervention of president george bush. they have evolved over

Tom Udall

0:50:46 to 0:50:59( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Udall: decades and centuries and eons and they are beautiful and they are healthy and they give us picnics for our kids, fishing and hunting for our families and clean water droing. without

Tom Udall

0:50:59 to 0:51:11( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Udall: the administration of george bush going in with their chain saws and deciding what they decide to cut. now given that historical fact, that these forests have done very, very well without us

Tom Udall

0:51:11 to 0:51:26( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Udall: for tens of thousands of years, we don't think it's too much to ask that before president bush gets out his chainsaw that he is required to certify and the best available science this

Richard W. Pombo

0:51:26 to 0:51:40( Edit History Discussion )

Richard W. Pombo: won't make things worse. now i understand why they object to it, because they object to the science. and the denato study, they objected to it. it didn't fit their political preconceptions,

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