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House Proceeding on Nov 1st, 2007 :: 1:02:36 to 1:03:59
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Stevan Pearce

1:00:32 to 1:02:36( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Stevan Pearce

Stevan Pearce

1:02:24 to 1:02:36( Edit History Discussion )

Stevan Pearce: the amendment. the clerk: amendment number 3, printed in house report number 110-416, offered by ms. matsui of california. the chairman: pursuant to house resolution 780, the gentlewoman

Norman D. Dicks

1:02:36 to 1:03:59( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Norman D. Dicks

Norman D. Dicks

1:02:36 to 1:02:51( Edit History Discussion )

Norman D. Dicks: from california, ms. matsui, and a member opposed each will control five minutes. the chair now recognizes the gentlewoman from california. ms. matsui: mr. chairman, i yield myself such time as i may consume.

Norman D. Dicks

1:02:51 to 1:02:59( Edit History Discussion )

Norman D. Dicks: i rise today to offer an amendment to this much needed legislation. my amendment clarifies the river watersheds will be eligible to receive some of the cleanup funding that will be generated

Norman D. Dicks

1:02:59 to 1:03:12( Edit History Discussion )

Norman D. Dicks: by this bill. water sheds are crucial for the health of our nation. they help move our goods, preserve our ecosystem, and protect communities from flooding. managing our nation's watersheds in

Norman D. Dicks

1:03:12 to 1:03:25( Edit History Discussion )

Norman D. Dicks: a holistic and responsible way is essential. if we do not protect and maintain them, we jeopardize critical parts of our environment that support commerce and recreation. in arid states like california,

Norman D. Dicks

1:03:25 to 1:03:37( Edit History Discussion )

Norman D. Dicks: nevada, and utah river watersheds are even more important to economic and environmental health. watersheds support a variety of agricultural, economic, and recreational activities. in my

Norman D. Dicks

1:03:37 to 1:03:48( Edit History Discussion )

Norman D. Dicks: home state of california, for example, the sacramento river watershed forms the basis for fertile farmland, thriving urban areas, and outdoor recreational opportunities. however many water sheds

Norman D. Dicks

1:03:48 to 1:03:59( Edit History Discussion )

Norman D. Dicks: are located near active and abandoned mines. years ago rivers represented a great economic opportunity. rivers are where many precious metals are located. but the drive for these minerals

Ralph Regula

1:03:59 to 1:04:13( Edit History Discussion )

Ralph Regula: have left a negative environmental legacy. in nevada more than 7,000 tons of mer curery were -- mercury were deposited into the carson river watershed during the quest for silver. in the

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