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House Proceeding on Jun 5th, 2008 :: 3:57:45 to 3:59:58
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Robert Portman

3:53:06 to 3:57:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Robert Portman

Robert Portman

3:57:32 to 3:57:45( Edit History Discussion )

Robert Portman: tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from maryland. mr. sarbanes: thank you, mr. speaker. i want to thank, again, congressman wittman for his support and

C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger

3:57:45 to 3:57:55( Edit History Discussion )

C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger: his lifelong commitment to the chesapeake bay. congressman dutch ruppersberger has been a champion of the chesapeake bay throughout his career. earlier in his career as countyou executive for baltimore

C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger

3:57:45 to 3:59:58( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger

C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger

3:57:55 to 3:58:06( Edit History Discussion )

C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger: county, maryland, and now a congressman from the second district for maryland, i yield him such time as he may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for the time he may

C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger

3:58:06 to 3:58:14( Edit History Discussion )

C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger: nsume. mr. ruppersberger: i thank you for yielding. and thank you, congressman sarbanes, for youred a vow case. chesapeake bays important to our region, to our country. i do want to respond

C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger

3:58:14 to 3:58:23( Edit History Discussion )

C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger: though to my colleagues on the other side about the issue of oil prices. we are talking about the chesapeake bay, which is very important to our country. we all know that the oil prices

C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger

3:58:23 to 3:58:34( Edit History Discussion )

C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger: and energy is a very importa issue. and believe me, we've had eight yes trying to deal with that issue, and we will continue to deal with it because we know people are suffering. but we're

C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger

3:58:34 to 3:58:48( Edit History Discussion )

C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger: talking about the chesapeake bay today. the chesapeake bay is very important to those of us who live in the chesapeake bay. we feel that we are stewards of the chesapeake bay. there are

C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger

3:58:48 to 3:59:00( Edit History Discussion )

C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger: 16 million people that live within the watershed of the chesapeake bay. and that is very relevant. it's very relevant that we generate millions of dollars from seafood from the chesapeake bay. it's

C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger

3:59:00 to 3:59:10( Edit History Discussion )

C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger: relevant that our sustains that work around and near the chesapeake bay are also -- are paid money for their jobs. but more importantly, it's also about an issue of the environment, the watershed. and

C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger

3:59:10 to 3:59:25( Edit History Discussion )

C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger: right now the chesapeake bay is having problems. and we have to deal with those problems. this bill is a very important bill because if we don't move forward with this bill we will not be

C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger

3:59:25 to 3:59:35( Edit History Discussion )

C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger: able to educate our peers, 16 million people who don't understand when you pour a toxic substance down the drain it could go to the chesapeake bay. we need to educate our farmers to let them

C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger

3:59:35 to 3:59:46( Edit History Discussion )

C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger: know we need to have no till farming, that we need to make sure that fertilizers don't go to the chesapeake bay and kill the fish and the crabs and the oysters that are generated through

C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger

3:59:46 to 3:59:58( Edit History Discussion )

C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger: the chesapeake bay. so i feel very, very strongly that we need to pass this bill. it's a relevant bill. we will deal with the issue of energy. we need to. we can't keep relying on other

John Sarbanes

3:59:58 to 4:00:07( Edit History Discussion )

John Sarbanes: countries for our oil. i urge all my colleagues to vote in favor of re-authorizing this critical program to continue and expand the chesapeake bay gateways network and make sure that the treasures

John Sarbanes

3:59:58 to 4:01:01( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Sarbanes

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