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House Proceeding 09-16-09 on Sep 16th, 2009 :: 0:25:40 to 0:28:30
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John B. Larson

0:25:36 to 0:25:57( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: from tennessee and my friend from michigan for their authorship and for their leadership in this important matter. i yield back the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman from texas. mr. hall: mr. speaker, i continue to reserve the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman yields.

John B. Larson

0:25:40 to 0:28:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John B. Larson

John B. Larson

0:25:58 to 0:26:19( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: the gentleman from tennessee. the gentlemanrom tennessee. mr. gordon: yield a minute and a half to my friend from kentucky, mr. larsen. the chair: the gentleman from connecticut is recognized for a minute and a half. mr. larsen: thank you, mr. speaker, and thank you, mr. chairman. i rise in strong support of h.r.

John B. Larson

0:26:20 to 0:26:40( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: 3246, the advanced vehicle technology act and want to especially applaud congressman peters and chairman gordon who i've had the honor to serve with on the science committee and the distinguished ranking member, mr. hall, for his continued and outstanding commitment to signs and -- science and technology and innovation. that's what moves the nation

John B. Larson

0:26:41 to 0:27:01( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: forward. it's where his political career has been invested in making sure that we continue to be the preeminent military, social, cultural and economic leader in the world and largely because of the embrace of technology and innovation like fuel cell technology. we know, for example, that every

John B. Larson

0:27:02 to 0:27:23( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: time we replace a gasoline-powered bus with a fuel cell bus it's equal to removing 77 cars from our roadways. hydrogen and fuel cell industries support in kentucky some 2,100 jobs. with the vision that the chairman has laid out, that will only increase and expand across

John B. Larson

0:27:24 to 0:27:45( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: this country. we had a young visionary president in the 1960's who said we could put a man on the moon within 10 years. we actually did it in nine. with this technology, embracing the most abundant element in the universe, you w buildings and get people back

John B. Larson

0:27:46 to 0:28:07( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: and forth to their jo if we make the appropriate investment. when you look at the certification from nasa of our ability to utilize fuel cell technology in flight and also in our space station, you understand the great potential the backing of a visionary leader -- mr. gordon: i yield an

John B. Larson

0:28:08 to 0:28:28( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: additional 30 seconds. the chair: recognized for an additional 30 seconded. mr. larsen: again, mr. chairman, i would like to thank you and the committee for your commitment to this very imptant technology that seeks to advance our country and wean ourselves from dependency on foreign nations an help bring our troops home.

John B. Larson

0:28:29 to 0:28:30( Edit History Discussion )

John B. Larson: thank you so much.

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