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House Proceeding 11-13-07 on Nov 13th, 2007 :: 2:11:20 to 2:14:10
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Jim Costa

2:11:09 to 2:11:20( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Costa: storage solutions from occurring. private entities wishing to take advantage of the d.o.e.-sponsored storage option must pate department of energy for that privilege but they are endemocratnyified

Edward J. Markey

2:11:20 to 2:11:28( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: by any damages once d.o.e. takes possession of that mercury. the bill only covers elemental mercury. it does not cover coal, it does not cover fly ash exports. coal combust ons and manufacturered

Edward J. Markey

2:11:20 to 2:14:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Edward J. Markey

Edward J. Markey

2:11:28 to 2:11:39( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: consumer products. the bill requires that e.p.a. monitor the global implications of a u.s. export ban on elemental mercury. e.p.a. is also required to report back to the congress on any

Edward J. Markey

2:11:39 to 2:11:52( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: negative consequences caused by that ban. it has temporary waivers for elemental mercury to other countries. and i would note that groups that are supporting this bill include the american chemistry

Edward J. Markey

2:11:52 to 2:11:58( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: council, the national mining association, the environmental council of the states, and the nrdc, the natural resource defense council. again, i compliment all those members and staff

Edward J. Markey

2:11:58 to 2:12:12( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: that made this a truly bipartisan bill. i hope we pass this with unanimous support this afternoon. i yield back the balance of time. the speaker pro tempe: the chair recognizes the gentleman

Edward J. Markey

2:12:12 to 2:12:24( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: from michigan, mr. wynn. mr. wynn: it gives me great pleasure to recognize the gentleman from maine who has done a wonderful job in moving this bill forward and working on a bipartisan basis,

Edward J. Markey

2:12:24 to 2:12:40( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: the distinguished gentleman, mr. allen of maine. the speaker pro tempore: the chair recognizes the gentleman from maine. mr. allen: thank you. i want to thank the gentleman for his outstanding

Edward J. Markey

2:12:40 to 2:12:56( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: work on this legislation. i rise in support of my legislation, h.r. 1534, the mercury export ban act. i want to thank mr. dingell, mr. shimkus, mr. barton. it is a well-established fact that mercury

Edward J. Markey

2:12:56 to 2:13:13( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: is a powerful neuro toxin, harmful even at low exposure levels. it is harmful, whether it's inhaled, ingested or exposed to the skin. elemental mercuries goes to another mercury which bioaccumulate

Edward J. Markey

2:13:13 to 2:13:30( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: lates in fish and the humans who eat the fish. young children are particularly at risk. in addition, pregnant mothers who are exposed to mercury pollution can transmit mercury to their unborn children,

Edward J. Markey

2:13:30 to 2:14:10( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: increasing the chances of birth defects. mercury can also be found in high concentration in mother's breast milk. my bill seeks to combat a large source of mercury pollution worldwide. namely

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