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House Proceeding 12-07-09 on Dec 7th, 2009 :: 0:39:40 to 0:42:10
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Randy Neugebauer

0:39:31 to 0:39:51( Edit History Discussion )

Randy Neugebauer: this resolution, and, mr. of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the bance of his time. the gentlewoman from guam. ms. bordallo: mr. speaker, i continue to reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman reserves. the gentleman from florida. this time i'd like to yield five minutes to the gentleman

Randy Neugebauer

0:39:40 to 0:42:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Randy Neugebauer

Randy Neugebauer

0:39:52 to 0:40:12( Edit History Discussion )

Randy Neugebauer: from texas, the sponsor of this resolution, mr. neugebauer. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas is recognized for five minutes. mr. neugebauer: thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, today i rise in recognition of the united states air force and their tremendous efforts as leaders in the federal government's participation in energy awareness month this past october. america depends on the air

Randy Neugebauer

0:40:13 to 0:40:33( Edit History Discussion )

Randy Neugebauer: force to continually provide a number of security to deter our nation's enemies and to provide safe and effective transportation of essential personnel, supplies to carry out their mission. as the largest single user of energy in the federal government, the air force faces the daily challenge of approving their energy efficiency whilcontinuing to provide our nation and her allies with the most reliable air force in the world.

Randy Neugebauer

0:40:34 to 0:40:55( Edit History Discussion )

Randy Neugebauer: mr. speaker, i would like to also take this opportunity to congratulate dyess air force base, located in my district, dyess air force base was recently recognized by receiving the department of energy's federal energy and waste management award. the federal energy and water management award recognizes individuals and groups and agencies for their outstanding contributions in the areas of energy efficiency, water conservation and the use of

Randy Neugebauer

0:40:56 to 0:41:16( Edit History Discussion )

Randy Neugebauer: advanced and renewable energy technologies at the federal facilities. having earned this award in the past, dyess air force base continues to be a model for smart energy use. as we recognize october as energy awarness month throughout the federal government, dyess air force base has made outstanding contributions in the areas of energy efficiency, water

Randy Neugebauer

0:41:17 to 0:41:38( Edit History Discussion )

Randy Neugebauer: conservation and the usof advanced of renewable technologies. some of the energy saving technologies includes a pond and ice plant through which water is circulated and used to cool the installation during the hot summer months. reducing energy use by the b-1 bomber simulator over 30%, saving almost $239,000. they also developed a way to

Randy Neugebauer

0:41:39 to 0:41:59( Edit History Discussion )

Randy Neugebauer: use previously unuseable water through an amended pipe -- abandoned pipeline for the use on the installations golf course, thereby saving more than 160 milion gallons of water a year. they reduced their total energy consumption 16.5% and saved the american taxpayers over $1 million. i'm proud of this achievement

Randy Neugebauer

0:42:00 to 0:42:11( Edit History Discussion )

Randy Neugebauer: and it is an honor this award brings to the air force and the people of the 19th congressional district into the -- and to the state of texas. as we go towards developing alternative energy sources we

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