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House Proceeding 05-25-06 on May 25th, 2006 :: 0:04:44 to 0:06:57
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Richard W. Pombo

0:00:00 to 0:04:44( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Richard W. Pombo

Richard W. Pombo

0:04:25 to 0:04:44( Edit History Discussion )

Richard W. Pombo: recognized? mr. markey: yes. i yield myself two minutes. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for two minutes. mr. markey: thank you, mr. speaker. we have an historic time in the

Edward J. Markey

0:04:44 to 0:04:59( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: country. it is a time that requires the united states, this congress, the president to respond to an energy crisis. skyrocketing gasoline prices, a real sense that we are importing too much oil from

Edward J. Markey

0:04:44 to 0:06:57( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Edward J. Markey

Edward J. Markey

0:04:59 to 0:05:14( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: overseas and a real need for us to come together in a comprehensive way for our country to respond. we should be debating out here on the house floor today how we radically increase the amount

Edward J. Markey

0:05:14 to 0:05:29( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: of renewable fuels in our country that is consumed. we have to have a debate out here on the house floor about how we improve all of the vehicles which we drive in terms of their energy

Edward J. Markey

0:05:29 to 0:05:48( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: efficiency, all of the appliances which we use in our country in order to make them more efficient so we don't have to import so much oil. instead, the response from the majority is to just

Edward J. Markey

0:05:48 to 0:06:04( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: bring out this bill, once again, which will not produce the first barrel of oil for at least 10 years in a pristine wildlife refuge in alaska. it is a failure not to have this debate be broader,

Edward J. Markey

0:06:04 to 0:06:18( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: be more comprehensive at this time so that we can, in fact, 10 years from now, 10 years from now have energy independence from the middle east. this bill won't even produce the first barrel

Edward J. Markey

0:06:18 to 0:06:32( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: of oil for 10 years. it is a red herring, it is a disservice to the american public. there were no hearings on this bill before it came out. they have changed the language that has always

Edward J. Markey

0:06:32 to 0:06:43( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: come out on to the house floor dealing with the arctic refuge with no hearings. it's something that should be rejected and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the

Edward J. Markey

0:06:43 to 0:06:57( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from california. mr. pombo: mr. speaker -- the speaker pro tempore: does the gentleman yield himself

Don Young

0:06:57 to 0:07:10( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: such time -- mr. pombo: this time i would yield the gentleman from alaska, the man that's being entrusted to represent the entire state of alaska, mr. young, for five minutes. the speaker

Don Young

0:06:57 to 0:12:06( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Don Young

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