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House Proceeding on Oct 13th, 2009 :: 0:20:25 to 0:21:50
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Don Young

0:20:25 to 0:20:46( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: of virginia for his support and legislation and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves and the gentleman from alaska is recognized. the gentleman from alaska is recognized. mr. young: thank you. i yield myself such time as i may consume, mr. speaker. since 1989 the north america wetlands conservation act has

Don Young

0:20:25 to 0:21:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Don Young

Don Young

0:20:47 to 0:21:07( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: required that each federal dollars spent on the conservation project be matched by private nongovernmental money. however, due to the irreplaceable nature of the breeding waterfowl habitat in canada, a decision was required not to have matching funds from private canadian sources. as a result of the economic downturn, however, it's

Don Young

0:21:08 to 0:21:28( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: becoming difficult to reach this requirement in the united states. according to the fish and wildlife service it will be some $70 million worth of projects in canada during the current five-year funding cycle which began in the year 2007. under current law this means that $70 million in private matching money must be provided and h.r. 3433 would be amended

Don Young

0:21:29 to 0:21:50( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: to require at least 50% of nonfederal share of projects in canada be paid for by the canadian nongovernmental entities this is an appropriate change in our federal law. i would also lik the author of this bill, congressman rod wittman of virginia for his outstanding

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