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House Proceeding 10-06-09 on Oct 6th, 2009 :: 1:07:40 to 1:09:35
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James Jordan

1:07:37 to 1:07:58( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: riders and birders but also a place where people from an urban background can experience marshes provide. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the chair recognizes the gentlewoman from guam. ms. bordallo: i yield such time as he may consume to the sponsor of this resolution, mr.

James Jordan

1:07:40 to 1:09:35( Edit History Discussion )
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James Jordan

1:07:59 to 1:08:20( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: moran of virginia. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. moran: madam speaker, this resolution recognizes dyke marsh. it's been around for 5,000 to 7,000 years. it's a unique freshwater tidal mars but it also who may not have been around

James Jordan

1:08:21 to 1:08:42( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: for 5,000 year, but has been around for 50 years, is our very distinguished colleague john dingell, who introduced the resolution 50 years ago to preserve dyke marsh. as a habitat for wildlife and

James Jordan

1:08:43 to 1:09:05( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: fish and the ecosystem in the washington metropolitan area. i want to note that my colleague in te united states senate, senator jim webb, last week introduced a companion piece, senate resolution 287, which also recognize this significant milestone.

James Jordan

1:09:06 to 1:09:28( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: but in 1959, this body passed legislation that designated fairfax county's dyke marsh as a protected ecosystem. -- ecosystem for the purse of promoting fish and wildlife development, preserving their natural habitat.

James Jordan

1:09:29 to 1:09:36( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: being dredged for commeshrble -- for commercial purposes. they were going deeper and deeper to get gravel and were

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