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House Proceeding 07-15-09 on Jul 15th, 2009 :: 0:22:40 to 0:24:45
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Jay Inslee

0:22:36 to 0:22:57( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: mr. frelinghuysen has been at hanford but i certainly invite you. it is something to see first hand. but i thank you for your commitment. the chair: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from arizona. mr. pastor: mr. chairman, i'd like to yield two minutes from another gentleman from washington, mr. inslee. the chair: the gentleman from washington is recognized for two

Jay Inslee

0:22:40 to 0:24:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jay Inslee

Jay Inslee

0:22:58 to 0:23:18( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: minutes. mr. inslee: thank you. i join my colleague from washington's invitation to the state of washington to talk about hanford issues at some point and i appreciate the chair's interest in that. but i want to thank specifically the committee for including $1.78 billion for energy efficiency and renewable energy research, development and deployment. but i do rise with some concern

Jay Inslee

0:23:19 to 0:23:40( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: that the report proposes to decrease water r. yaction -- r&d from $40 million in 2009 to just $30 million. while i understand that the ocean and tiedle base industry is certainly anyway sant at this time, estimates suggest that ocean resources in the u.s. could supply more than 6% of our electricity generation if ocean

Jay Inslee

0:23:41 to 0:24:01( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: renewable energy enjoyed the same federal investment as other forms of renewable energy. many countries already operate projects that generate powers from both the waves and tidal and currents and we should lead in this regard, not follow. in washington state, these efforts are currently underway.

Jay Inslee

0:24:02 to 0:24:24( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: the u.s. navy and power will install a demonstration project in 2010 and another project north of seattle in 2011. federally backed research is underway at the northwest national marine renewable energy center, in partnership between the university of washington and oregon state university.

Jay Inslee

0:24:25 to 0:24:45( Edit History Discussion )

Jay Inslee: in squ, the d.o.e.'s marine science lab is researching potential and hawaii, oregon, maine and new york efforts are underway to develop this industry. our colleagues in the senate have recommended $60 million for water power r&d and i hope to work with mr. pastor through conference to work toward those senate levels for this important

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