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House Proceeding 09-16-09 on Sep 16th, 2009 :: 0:30:45 to 0:33:30
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Judy Biggert

0:30:41 to 0:31:03( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: favor of h.r. 3246. i commend the sponsor for his vision and i yield back the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman from texas. mr. hall: mr. speaker, i -- mr. speaker, i yield the gentlelady from illinois three minutes. the chair: the gentlelady from illinois is recognized for three minutes. mrs. biggert: i thank the gentleman for yielding. mr. speaker, i rise in support

Judy Biggert

0:30:45 to 0:33:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Judy Biggert

Judy Biggert

0:31:04 to 0:31:24( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: of h.r. 3246, the advanced vehicle technology act and i'd like to thank the chairman of the committee, mr. gordon, abbleds the ranking member, mr. hall, and my colleague, particularly, mr. peters, for bringing to the floor such a good bill. h.r. 3246 will advance

Judy Biggert

0:31:25 to 0:31:46( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: technologies of the future by re-authorizing the department of energy's vehicle technology program and build on an existing energy infrastructure to demonstrate and deploy more fuel efficient automobiles and heav equipment. over the years the department of energy has worked with the industry to develop, demonstrate and deploy vehicles -- vehicle

Judy Biggert

0:31:47 to 0:32:09( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: technologies for automobiles and heavy duty vehicles. some of those research needs have been addressed through public-private research programs like it the 21 century truck partnership, the freedom car and hydrogen fuel initiatives. unfortunately in the past our research priorities have shifted inkeft consistently between

Judy Biggert

0:32:10 to 0:32:31( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: passenger and -- inconsist lent -- inconsistently between passengers and heavy duty vehicles. this offers the research, parity and focus to advance technologies all across transportation sectors by including medium to heavy duty trucks and nonroad equipment. while the total number of heavy trucks

Judy Biggert

0:32:32 to 0:32:52( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: passenger vehicles, their fuel consumption and emissions justify a consistent investment in basic research and development of hybrid models and other advancetruck technologies. there is no one-size-fits-all approach that will address the unique needs and demands on construction, industrial and agricultural equipment.

Judy Biggert

0:32:53 to 0:33:13( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: thereof we must examine the full range of components within nonroad equipment systems to produce the greatest overall efficiency benefits at the least cost. in fact, i know everyone here recognizes the eye essential role nonroad equipment plays in improving our infrastructure. fuel remains a primary driver -- driver in the cost of major

Judy Biggert

0:33:14 to 0:33:30( Edit History Discussion )

Judy Biggert: construction and infrastructure projects. with advancements in nonroad technologies, we will further drive for efficiency and fuel savings beyond the engine alone so we see tremendous benefits in project productivity and energy efficiency.

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