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Senate Proceeding on Apr 6th, 2011 :: 5:43:40 to 5:44:54
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Mark Udall

5:43:35 to 5:43:41( Edit History Discussion )

Mark Udall: air act will save our economy $2 trillion through the year 2020. and even more importantly, the

Maria Cantwell

5:43:40 to 5:44:54( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Maria Cantwell

Maria Cantwell

5:43:42 to 5:44:02( Edit History Discussion )

Maria Cantwell: clean air act will cumulatively save 4.2 million lives by 2020. mr. president, those are striking numbers and that's why it is so important that we protect the clean air act and turn down these radical amendments that are trying to overturn it. you know, congress has stopped

Maria Cantwell

5:44:03 to 5:44:24( Edit History Discussion )

Maria Cantwell: other radical attempts to overturn laws that are about protecting our environment and protecting the safety of the american people. i remember here on the senate floor the debate 2003 on mtbe. mtbe was a fuel additive that just a drop leaked into a water system could ruin that supply.

Maria Cantwell

5:44:25 to 5:44:47( Edit History Discussion )

Maria Cantwell: yet mtbe manufacturers, who were on the hook for billions of dollars of cleanup, wanted free pass, they wanted immunity. and they came here to the united states senate hoping to get that. well, importantly enough, a group of bipartisan senators stood that proposal and the proposal to let mtbe manufacturers off the hook was

Maria Cantwell

5:44:48 to 5:44:54( Edit History Discussion )

Maria Cantwell: turned down. there have been other attempts to overturn the clean water act, the superfund cleanup act and

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