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Senate Proceeding 07-15-08 on Jul 15th, 2008 :: 1:36:36 to 1:38:52
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Mary Landrieu

1:36:36 to 1:36:47( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: louisiana and texas we permit for the drilling of oil and gas. we permit for these pipelines and we do it very quickly. like this, all day long we laye these pipelines and we drill for oil. in other

Mary Landrieu

1:36:36 to 1:38:52( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mary Landrieu

Mary Landrieu

1:36:47 to 1:36:58( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: states when you try to go do this, states that aren't use ed to this, it takes them so long because the infrastructure is not there. i understand that. so, as a result, this is the only place where

Mary Landrieu

1:36:58 to 1:37:10( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: basically -- we're basically getting our gas from is from louisiana. and lucky for us because a lot of it goes to the northeast. we send a lot of our oil and gas to the northeast and we know the prices

Mary Landrieu

1:37:10 to 1:37:25( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: are high there but we are send aing about as much as we can. we can send more, but it takes infrastructure. tho so when people say to me -- and i'll wrap up with this -- it doesn't matter if you

Mary Landrieu

1:37:25 to 1:37:39( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: open up drilling. you can't get the oil in 30 days or 630 days, sthas true 60 days, that is true. it takes wells and pipes lined and trucks and concrete. the oil does not just jump out of the oil

Mary Landrieu

1:37:39 to 1:37:49( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: and gas and into people's automobiles. but you can lay this infrastructure down. you can lay these pipelines down down. and you can do it safely. we made a lot of mistakes doing this and, you know, and we're --

Mary Landrieu

1:37:49 to 1:38:00( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: we have made a lost mistakes doing this and so did texas. but the good news is, we're learning from or mistakes and we know how to do it better and we know how to do it more safely and we can. so

Mary Landrieu

1:38:00 to 1:38:12( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: i'm not going to take up anymor e time of my colleagues because everybody has other issues to discuss as well. but i'm going to come back every day as this debate goes forward and talk about the

Mary Landrieu

1:38:12 to 1:38:52( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Landrieu: truth about production and what is actually being produced in this country and how much more can be produced as well as pushing the conservation side, which most certainly has to be done to get our

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