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Senate Proceeding on Apr 22nd, 2010 :: 5:29:45 to 5:33:05
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Jeff Bingaman

5:29:41 to 5:30:01( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Bingaman: join me in supporting its passage. mr. president, i yield the

Jeff Bingaman

5:29:45 to 5:33:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeff Bingaman

Jeff Bingaman

5:30:02 to 5:30:23( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Bingaman: floo mr. bingaman: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator new mexico. mr. bingaman: mr. pr last month our country lost a great american with the passing of stewart udall, who was -- who, among his many achievements, is probably best remembered for his accomplishments as secretary of interior during the presidency

Jeff Bingaman

5:30:24 to 5:30:45( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Bingaman: of president kennedy and president johnson. his lifetime of work to protect our public lands and his efforts to improve the quality of our environment are unequaled. stewart udall was instrumental in the passage of virtually all of our nation's landmark environmental laws, including the clean air act of 1963, the

Jeff Bingaman

5:30:46 to 5:31:06( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Bingaman: wilderness act of 1964, the federal wer pollution control act of 1965, the endangered specie act of 1966, the national historic preservation act of 1966, the national trail system act of 1968, and the wild

Jeff Bingaman

5:31:07 to 5:31:27( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Bingaman: and scenic rivers act of 1968. nearly half a century later, these laws remain the key protections for our nion's land and air and water. in addition, he oversaw significant additions to the national park system and the national wildlife refuge system. many years after he left office,

Jeff Bingaman

5:31:28 to 5:31:48( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Bingaman: he was a driving force behind the enactment of the radiation exposure compensation act of 1990. in the 161-year history of the department of interior, there have been many exceptional individuals who have served as secretary of interior, and stewart udall certainly ranks among the best of those.

Jeff Bingaman

5:31:49 to 5:32:11( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Bingaman: in recognition of his lifetime of work pursuing the common good and protecting our nation's public lands and waters and in particular his achievements as the secretary of interior, i'm today introducing legislation to designate the department of interior building here in washington, d.c., as the stewart

Jeff Bingaman

5:32:12 to 5:32:32( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Bingaman: lee udall department of interior building. i'm pleased to have mark udall, senator mark udall, senator john mccain, and senator harry reid, our majory leader, as cosponsors of this bill. dedication of the department of interior's headquarters here in washington will be a small but

Jeff Bingaman

5:32:33 to 5:32:54( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Bingaman: fitting tribute to stewart udall's legendary accomplishments, many of which took place in that very building. and at this time, i would send that -- a bill to the desk and ask that it be appropriate lid referred. the presiding officer: the bill will be received and

Jeff Bingaman

5:32:55 to 5:33:07( Edit History Discussion )

Jeff Bingaman: appropriately referred. mr. bingaman: i know my colleague, senator mark udall, is here to also speak in support of this legislation. let me defer to him and then

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