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House Proceeding 07-08-09 on Jul 8th, 2009 :: 1:45:25 to 1:46:55
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Rosa L. DeLauro

1:45:21 to 1:45:42( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: sending the bill to our children and our grandchildren? i think not and i reserve the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman reserves. the gentlelady from connecticut. ms. delauro: mr. chairman, i claim the time in opposition to this amendment. thougthe gentleman who sponsored this project could not be here tonight he has provided me with the following information.

Rosa L. DeLauro

1:45:25 to 1:46:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Rosa L. DeLauro

Rosa L. DeLauro

1:45:43 to 1:46:03( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: this is a conservation project as for a not for profit lunteer program. natural biodiversity was initiated in response to citizens concerned for invasive plant problems in the 1,887 square mile range portion of the algainy river and ohio river basin.

Rosa L. DeLauro

1:46:04 to 1:46:28( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: subsequent work has been expanded. the geographic area to include the watershed of the chesapeake bay, the state of pennsylvania and a much larger midatlantic region. invasive plant management work has led to innovative approaches including native plant restoration and comprehensive

Rosa L. DeLauro

1:46:29 to 1:46:50( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: some of their early achievements have been the early detection and rapid response to noxious weeds and 32 invasive plant locations, outreach to 10,000 people annually with a potential audience of 500,000 each year, development of a -- development of a management plant for a 1,000-square-mile branch of the river.

Rosa L. DeLauro

1:46:51 to 1:46:55( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: so, again, it is not for profit volunteer program that is

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