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House Proceeding 07-22-08 on Jul 22nd, 2008 :: 4:22:21 to 4:26:26
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Michelle Marie Bachmann

4:15:37 to 4:22:21( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Michelle Marie Bachmann

Michelle Marie Bachmann

4:21:56 to 4:22:21( Edit History Discussion )

Michelle Marie Bachmann: unleaded gas is $ed 3.86 a gallon -- $3.86 a gallon. it's something more than that nationally. the people in minnesota, especially the people who are living on the margins are feeling the pain

Dean Heller

4:22:21 to 4:22:37( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: right now of these price increases. but the wonderful story that congressman heller and i learned when we were on our all-of-the-above american exploratory tour is that we have great answers here in

Dean Heller

4:22:21 to 4:26:26( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Dean Heller

Dean Heller

4:22:37 to 4:23:08( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: the united states. the good news, madam speaker, is that we do not have an energy deficit in the united states. we do not suffer from a lack of resources. we have 27% of all the world's coal

Dean Heller

4:23:08 to 4:23:23( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: in the united states. we have two trillion barrels of oil just in the united states. we have 88 billion barrels, conservetively speaking, in the outer continental shelf, over 10 billion barrels

Dean Heller

4:23:23 to 4:23:42( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: in anwr and also 10 billion barrels near my home state. we have energy in abundance in the united states. the problem is the congress has said no. so what is standing between $2 a gallon gasoline and

Dean Heller

4:23:42 to 4:23:59( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: the american people, madam speaker? especially american-made energy? it's the united states congress. it isn't the companies that have been bad guys or the american people have been bad guys for using

Dean Heller

4:23:59 to 4:24:20( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: too much energy. it's the united states congress and, unfortunately, the democrat-controlled united states congress, that it's made a clear decision that they don't want to increase american energy.

Dean Heller

4:24:20 to 4:24:35( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: this is nonsense and both congressman heller and i learned together this weekend that we have the resources, we have the -- them available which is why we need to buy american energy now. and i yield

Dean Heller

4:24:35 to 4:24:53( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from minnesota. mr. oberstar: i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker o tempore: the gentleman from nevada. >> thank you, madam speaker.

Dean Heller

4:24:53 to 4:25:09( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: the house has addressed some minor aspects of energy policy. and i've supported several of the mer -- measures the house has debated and voted on, including legislation to address price gouging,

Dean Heller

4:25:09 to 4:25:27( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: halt delivery to strategicc petroleum reserve, and to address the international energy cartels, but only one of o these measures is now law. i just returned, as my colleague from minnesota mentioned,

Dean Heller

4:25:27 to 4:25:47( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: with a group from the arctic national wildlife reserve and other areas of alaska which are rich in i potential oil and energy resources. exploration and development of these resources could

Dean Heller

4:25:47 to 4:26:07( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: easily happen in an environmentally-sound fashion. quickly brought online and is something that alaskans support. our group on this same recent trip toured the national renewable energy laboratory

Dean Heller

4:26:07 to 4:26:26( Edit History Discussion )

Dean Heller: in l colorado as well. as nevada is a leader in renewable energy development, i also strongly support renewable energy as a long-term solution to our energy needs. i voted for a renewable portfolio

James L. Oberstar

4:26:26 to 4:26:50( Edit History Discussion )

James L. Oberstar: standard on the house floor, have co-sponsored legislation to expand renewable energy by extending quick tax incentives. however, these bills scratch the surface of our fuel crisis. nor are they

James L. Oberstar

4:26:26 to 4:29:32( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: James L. Oberstar

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