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Senate Proceeding on May 1st, 2008 :: 5:39:56 to 5:41:46
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Byron Dorgan

5:38:50 to 5:39:56( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Byron Dorgan

Byron Dorgan

5:39:45 to 5:39:56( Edit History Discussion )

Byron Dorgan: to take some of those oil giveaways and put them in the hands, as we see record profits from the oil companies, put them in the hands of some of these renewable producers. and we tried and we were one

Amy Klobuchar

5:39:56 to 5:40:09( Edit History Discussion )

Amy Klobuchar: vote short. but we have another opportunity and that was what the the senator from north dakota is talking about and that is extending the tax credi for wind energy, solar, geothermal, other kinds of

Amy Klobuchar

5:39:56 to 5:41:46( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Amy Klobuchar

Amy Klobuchar

5:40:09 to 5:40:21( Edit History Discussion )

Amy Klobuchar: renewables. we did in the last bill that we passed threw this through this senate, we were able to with some of the economic work we did with the mortgage crisis, extend that tax credit for one year, but

Amy Klobuchar

5:40:21 to 5:40:32( Edit History Discussion )

Amy Klobuchar: we would like to do it for longer. senator dorgan had a bill for 10 years. i have a bipartisan bill with senator olympia snowe and senator cantwell extending it for five years. it's been a game of

Amy Klobuchar

5:40:32 to 5:40:43( Edit History Discussion )

Amy Klobuchar: red light, green light. it goes on again, off again. it is hard to follow that in investment the way they would like. they never know. you can show eight months before the tax credits go off, that

Amy Klobuchar

5:40:43 to 5:40:57( Edit History Discussion )

Amy Klobuchar: the investment decreases. this is no way to run a national energy policy. it is no way to run a national environmental policy. and that's why today i spoke about the leadership and the potential

Amy Klobuchar

5:40:57 to 5:41:11( Edit History Discussion )

Amy Klobuchar: for leadership in this country. we want once put a man on the moon and with that came not just winning the race with russia. came with it was the space stick sticks that my family would take on camping

Amy Klobuchar

5:41:11 to 5:41:20( Edit History Discussion )

Amy Klobuchar: trips in the 1970's. with that, came technology and with that's what we're trying to do with this billth. thank you for your patience. i yield the floor. mr. tester: mr. president? the presiding officer:

Amy Klobuchar

5:41:20 to 5:41:31( Edit History Discussion )

Amy Klobuchar: the senator from montana. mr. tester: mr. president, i would like to thank the senator from minnesota and the senator from north dakota for their comments on renewable energy and global warming, climate

Amy Klobuchar

5:41:31 to 5:41:46( Edit History Discussion )

Amy Klobuchar: change. it's definitely an issue that i hope we take up sooner rather than later and hopefully have some concen solutions commonsense solutions to the problem so we can move this country forward both

Jon Tester

5:41:46 to 5:41:58( Edit History Discussion )

Jon Tester: in the area of reducing our effects on the climate but also economically, because i think there's tremendous opportunity with the right piece of legislation. mr. president, i rise today to urge the inclusion

Jon Tester

5:41:46 to 5:46:56( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jon Tester

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