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Senate Proceeding on Sep 23rd, 2009 :: 6:49:55 to 6:52:00
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Dianne Feinstein

6:49:48 to 6:50:10( Edit History Discussion )

Dianne Feinstein: equally divided, and i would like to take a minute that have time and speak against the

Dianne Feinstein

6:49:55 to 6:52:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Dianne Feinstein

6:50:11 to 6:50:31( Edit History Discussion )

Dianne Feinstein: amendment. may i ask unanimous consent to speak for 1/2 minutes on the amendment. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. vitter: reserving my right to object. the presiding officer: the senator from louisiana. mr. vitter: i would simply

Dianne Feinstein

6:50:32 to 6:50:53( Edit History Discussion )

Dianne Feinstein: reserve my right to object and ask if i could have equal time on the amendment. mrs. sphien taken to: i have no objection -- mrs. feinstein: i have no objection to equal time, seems fair to me. mr. vitter: then i have no objection to that modified request. the presiding officer: without objection, so ordered. mrs. feinstein: thank you. mr. president, i oppose this motion to recommit because it would prevent the obama

Dianne Feinstein

6:50:54 to 6:51:16( Edit History Discussion )

Dianne Feinstein: administration from presenting its oil and gas development plan in favor of a draft plan issued by the bush administration on its last business day in office. the amendment would overturn interior secretary salazar's decision to extend public comment period over a five-year plan for oil and gas development

Dianne Feinstein

6:51:17 to 6:51:38( Edit History Discussion )

Dianne Feinstein: on the outer by 180 days. themendment would make the last-minute bush draft binding. the bush plan only allowed for a 60-day deadline for public comment. that's not enough comment. the -- enough time. the 350,000 public comments during

Dianne Feinstein

6:51:39 to 6:51:59( Edit History Discussion )

Dianne Feinstein: the extended comment period. the department should not be prevented from studying these comments and proposing the plan it can. in addition, there is currently insufficient data on available resources for the seaboard, where the bush plan would extend we should make decisions to sell

Dianne Feinstein

6:52:00 to 6:52:01( Edit History Discussion )

Dianne Feinstein: off taxpayer resources based on

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