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House Proceeding 10-01-09 on Oct 1st, 2009 :: 0:42:45 to 0:44:40
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David Scott

0:42:42 to 0:43:02( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: administration could do what it wants with the corps of engineers. and at this time i'd leeland to -- like to yield two minutes to the gentleman from georgia. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from georgia is recognized for two minutes. mr. scott: thank you very much, mr. speaker. i come down to concur with mr. dean of california. the water situation in our state of georgia is dire.

David Scott

0:42:45 to 0:44:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: David Scott

David Scott

0:43:03 to 0:43:26( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: it's a very delicate situation. we are working towards a very, very good response for the people of georgia and for our entire region. we've just had the court ruling, it's very sensitive there. our major concern, and, again, this is with great respect to the chairman, he just spoke and we concur with that at well, but

David Scott

0:43:27 to 0:43:47( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: we need to be very careful that there is no language in the reporting language or in any of the studies that removes or the words for human consumption for water because if the manuals are not constructed with the

David Scott

0:43:48 to 0:44:08( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: measurement by using water that is used for human con simmings, that shoots right into our bull's eye. because that's why in metro thrapt, in the area where the point of discussion is, we use that water for human consumption. so we're very sensitive to

David Scott

0:44:09 to 0:44:29( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: anything that would disallow that. we are working with the governors of both florida and alabama jointly with our gorner of georgia to come to a conclusion, as you all may or may not know. the judge, when he ruled in his decision, declared it would be

David Scott

0:44:30 to 0:44:41( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: here in congress that we would have to at some point re-authorize the water use of lakely near in that region for human consumption.

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