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House Proceeding 07-29-09 on Jul 29th, 2009 :: 2:39:15 to 2:42:25
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Zack Space

2:39:06 to 2:39:26( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: i have laid out what i think is a disconnect between the department of energy and our president because i know our president wants -- i just truly believes he wants to make good on this promise and the impact to your community and my community in southern ohio and also to our security across the nation.

Zack Space

2:39:15 to 2:42:25( Edit History Discussion )
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Zack Space

2:39:27 to 2:39:47( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: so whatever you would like to add, i'm welcome to the discussion. mr. space: i thank the gentlelady and i appreciate the work that you have done in bringing attention to this very important issue. there are a couple of things i will be as brief as i can.

Zack Space

2:39:48 to 2:40:09( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: mrs. schmidt: take as much time as you want. it's fine with me. mr. space: what is happening in appalachia, ohio and what is happening in aplache yeah -- ap and it's the same thing that

Zack Space

2:40:10 to 2:40:31( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: president kennedy saw. he drew attention to poverty, hopelessness, suffering, a lack of infstructure, a lack of opportunity. and i think it's very important not just for you and i to understand this, but for our president and the department of engy and the american public in general to understand that

Zack Space

2:40:32 to 2:40:53( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: many of those same needs that kennedy identified so many years ago still exist. this facility has the potential to help breathe new life into a large region in southern ohio, a region where unemployment rates

Zack Space

2:40:54 to 2:41:16( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: now are typically on a county-by-county basis reaching 16%, a region in which the poverty rates exceed 30%, a region where families, working families, men and women who have to take their children to soup kitchens to eat, this is happening in america, this is

Zack Space

2:41:17 to 2:41:38( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: happening in southern ohio. the second thing i would like to point out is that this is our future. we've heard so much about the promise afforded by energy-related jobs, the new economic sector in our economy that i believe holds so much potential, so much potential to

Zack Space

2:41:39 to 2:41:59( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: put people back to work to provide good wages, allow families to buy homes, send their kids to college, save for retirement, this project falls squarely within the promise afforded by that new economic sector. and i would like to take this

Zack Space

2:42:00 to 2:42:22( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: brief moment that you so graciously allotted me, jean, to your knowledge the department of energy to reconsider, to look at this situation as one which can provide hope to many americans who don't have it right now. i commend you again for bringing attention to this matter to

Zack Space

2:42:23 to 2:42:25( Edit History Discussion )

Zack Space: advocating it with the passion that you have.

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