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Senate Proceeding on May 8th, 2008 :: 0:20:36 to 0:23:23
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James Inhofe

0:11:55 to 0:20:36( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: James Inhofe

James Inhofe

0:20:22 to 0:20:36( Edit History Discussion )

James Inhofe: to be involved in a waive er to waive the ethanol mandates. with that, mr. president, i yield the floor.d mr. barrasso: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from wyoming. mr. barrasso: mr.

John Barrow

0:20:36 to 0:20:51( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: president, i'm an original cosponsor of the americ an energy production act. the thrust of this legislation is expanding american energy supply through many different avenues. i view this amendment as

John Barrow

0:20:36 to 0:23:23( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Barrow

John Barrow

0:20:51 to 0:21:05( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: an essential step forward in both addressing the short-term as well as the long-term american energy supplies. i also view this amendment as the right policy to deal with today's high price of energy. america

John Barrow

0:21:05 to 0:21:24( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: needs to advance its energy policy, and this amendment deserves immediate consideration. there are many excellent provisions of the amendment that's before us. i am particularly interested in

John Barrow

0:21:24 to 0:21:35( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: a provision to ramp up the production of 6 billion gallons of fuel derived from goal. the provision would start with a mandate of 750 million gallons of alternative coal-to-liquid fuels and then ramp

John Barrow

0:21:35 to 0:21:54( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: up over a similar amount during the follow following seven years beginning in year 2015. aifnlgts estimate that this provision will -- analysts estimate that this provision will result in a re reduction

John Barrow

0:21:54 to 0:22:06( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: of the amount of oil that america is projected to import. simply put, coal is an abundant, affordable, reliable, and secure source of energy. coal can also be a very clean energy source. these coal-to-liquid

John Barrow

0:22:06 to 0:22:21( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: fuels would likely be use ed, first, by our military. the department of defense would be allowed to sign longer contracts for sympathetic fuels. the duration of the contracts would be expanded from the

John Barrow

0:22:21 to 0:22:40( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: current five years to 25 years. well, by doing that, this simple provision provides great potential because it adds certainty to the market and provides another incentive to develop the coal-to-liquid

John Barrow

0:22:40 to 0:22:54( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: facility ies. in a time of soaring prices at the pump, this provisioneserve deserves serious debate, serious consideration. the fundamental energy issue before us is one, as we've heard from all of our speakers

John Barrow

0:22:54 to 0:23:08( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: -- supply and demand. this is a time for congress to take action, action that can have a real important impact on america's energy supply. america's coal is vital to our nation's nation's economic

John Barrow

0:23:08 to 0:23:23( Edit History Discussion )

John Barrow: prosperity and our nation's security. coal is a crucial part of america's energy port foal portfolio. coal provides a foundationor a competitive economy, a secure future and a prosperous information

John Warner

0:23:23 to 0:23:39( Edit History Discussion )

John Warner: technology sector. wise use of natural resources drives america's innovation and our economic success. from the steam engines of yesterday to the superconductors of the world, coal has powered this nation.

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