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Senate Proceeding on Jul 31st, 2008 :: 5:09:30 to 5:10:43
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Ken Salazar

5:09:15 to 5:09:30( Edit History Discussion )

Ken Salazar: he has strong feelings about this issue. mr. cornyn: madam president, i would say to the distinguished republican leader, it sounded like we would almost get the vote of the s enator from colorado. he spoke

John Cornyn

5:09:30 to 5:09:43( Edit History Discussion )

John Cornyn: so passionately about the importance of using coal. and i would just say that, of course, the big concern that wee have is that coal can pollute. but the senator is no doubt aware of a remarkable

John Cornyn

5:09:30 to 5:10:43( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Cornyn

John Cornyn

5:09:43 to 5:09:58( Edit History Discussion )

John Cornyn: technology that has actually been around a long, long time, that can take coal and convert it to synthetic fuel that the air force, or the united states government, is now using, as you stated a moment

John Cornyn

5:09:58 to 5:10:16( Edit History Discussion )

John Cornyn: ago, to fly airplanes. and isn't it a fact that in terms of transportation fuels, we're talking about gasoline and diesel and aviation fuel, that represents one of the biggest challenges from an energy standpoint

John Cornyn

5:10:16 to 5:10:29( Edit History Discussion )

John Cornyn: to this country and that actually goal to liquids technology, such as, the leader described, represents one of the great opportunities for becoming less dependent on imported oil from the middlee east.

John Cornyn

5:10:29 to 5:10:43( Edit History Discussion )

John Cornyn: mr. mcconnell: absolutely. of course i come from a big coal producing state. and the amendment that i sought to call up is actually authored by senator bunning, my colleague from kentucky. so we're not surprisingly

Mitch McConnell

5:10:43 to 5:10:59( Edit History Discussion )

Mitch McConnell: enthusiastic about this option. putting aside kentucky's specific interest, the military is -- and i know my friend is on the armed services committee, is looking for a reliable, secure source of

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