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House Proceeding 10-06-09 on Oct 6th, 2009 :: 1:24:55 to 1:28:20
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Kathy Castor

1:24:51 to 1:25:11( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: courageous. i strongly support this resolution and urge the national park service to complete this memorial by the 10th anniversary of that horrible day. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yi balance of his time. the gentleman from pennsylvania is recognized. mr. shuster: i have no further speakers and would inquire --

Kathy Castor

1:24:55 to 1:28:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Kathy Castor

Kathy Castor

1:25:12 to 1:25:32( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: the speaker pro tempore: does the gentleman yield? mr. shuster: i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentlewoman from guam is recognized. ms. bordallo: madam speaker, i yield such time as she may consume to the gentlelady from florida, ms. castor. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman is recognized. ms. castor: i thank the

Kathy Castor

1:25:33 to 1:25:55( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: gentlewoman for yielding the time and commend my colleagues from pennsylvania and new jersey for their very thoughtful resolution. and i'd also like to speak to the previous resolution that just passed the house, establishing the national estuaries day, in recognition of these otr beautiful and valued places across our country. our nation's estuaries are essential to our economy, jobs, our hobbies and our culture.

Kathy Castor

1:25:56 to 1:26:17( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: estuaries are the vital links between our coastal ecosystems. they are the unique places where rivers and oceans meet, and their irreplaceable wetlands provides recreational opportunities and jobs in tourism, fishing and other industries. this is especially true in

Kathy Castor

1:26:18 to 1:26:39( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: tampa, florida, where they provide the lifeblood of my community. a significant share of the economy is dependent on our healthy estuary. and the same is true all across the united states as 28 million jobs are supported through commercial and recreational fishing, boating, tourism and other coastal industries. coastal economies and estuaries

Kathy Castor

1:26:40 to 1:27:00( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: contribute more than $800 billion annually in trade and commerce in our gat country. september 26, marks national estuaries day, led by noaa. since 1988, noaa has promoted the importance of estuaries and the need to protect them. so this year was the first time that we introduced a resolution

Kathy Castor

1:27:01 to 1:27:22( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: to recognize their important educational and recreational events all across the country. events occurred in north carolina, in florida, in louisiana, in california. these celebrations range from planting of sea grasses, the protection of marine mammals and other species. estuary groups from across the country also met here in the

Kathy Castor

1:27:23 to 1:27:44( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: capitol with representatives from noaa and fish and wildlife service and the environmental protection agency. madam speaker, one novel, "the south of broad" contains elegant descriptions of estuaries that speak to everyone who values their beauty and richness. conroy writes, a freshwater

Kathy Castor

1:27:45 to 1:28:05( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: river let mankind drink and be refreshed but a saltwater river, let it return. to moon struck tides, the rush of spawning fish, the love of language felt in the rhythm of the swells. he says the tide is like a poem. the tide is a poem that only one could create and i watched its stream and brim and make

Kathy Castor

1:28:06 to 1:28:20( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: its dash toward the ocean. it's difficult to capture the beauty of many of america's national treasures so we ask the house to set aside a day to educate awareness about estuaries and get people

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