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House Proceeding 10-26-09 on Oct 26th, 2009 :: 0:18:00 to 0:19:40
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Don Young

0:17:40 to 0:18:00( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: the pending measure would authorize the secretary of the interior to redraw the boundaries of the wilderness with new corridor so the road could be partially rerouted out of the floodplain and rebuilt to it the bill would require that any boundary changes made to

Don Young

0:18:00 to 0:19:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Don Young

Don Young

0:18:01 to 0:18:21( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: accommodate the road result i no overall loss of acreage the wilderness area. mr. speaker, ieserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman reserves the balance of her time. the gentleman from alaska. mr. young: i thank you, mr. speaker. i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore:

Don Young

0:18:22 to 0:18:42( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: without objection. mr. young: to ensure that the wilderness designation would not block public access to historic recreation sites, an 1988 law that established the stephen mather wilderness provided 100-foot-wide nonwilderness corridor to the valley. unfortunately, flooding in 1995 and again in 2003 washed away

Don Young

0:18:43 to 0:19:04( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: parts of the road and it remains not passable today. h.r. 2806 restores the intent of congress by allowing relocation of the road to a less floed prone site. this does not reduce the amount of wilderness in the park. it is supported by local officers of the park.

Don Young

0:19:05 to 0:19:25( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: when the national park service solicited public comments over 90% of those comments favored keeping the road open. i urge my colleagues to join ranking republican doc and chairman, nick rahall, in supporting this legislation. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from alaska reserves

Don Young

0:19:26 to 0:19:40( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: the balance of his time. the gentlewoman from guam. ms. bordallo: mr. speaker, i have no additional requests for time and would require of the minority if they have additional speakers? mr. young: i'd like to include a statement from the author of the bill, doc hastings, who was

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