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Senate Proceeding on Sep 24th, 2009 :: 6:47:20 to 6:49:25
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Dianne Feinstein

6:47:17 to 6:47:37( Edit History Discussion )

Dianne Feinstein: up and that, in fact, w we ought to be about taking care of what we have before we add to him. and i'd yield the floor at t time. mrs. feinstein:thank you very much. madam president, regretfully, i have to oppose this amendment. the fact of it is that we lose opportunities to conserve valuable lan

Dianne Feinstein

6:47:20 to 6:49:25( Edit History Discussion )
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Dianne Feinstein

6:47:38 to 6:47:59( Edit History Discussion )

Dianne Feinstein: national parks, within other things, there are inholdings, and inholdings then when come available -- in other words, these are private properties that people own, and when they become available, the federal government adds to the public and let me just name a few.

Dianne Feinstein

6:48:00 to 6:48:20( Edit History Discussion )

Dianne Feinstein: in georgia, i'm told that chattahoochee national recreation area would be volved. in many battlefield sites. in park. in washington, the mount ranier and olympic a san juan national parks. in texas, big thicket nat

Dianne Feinstein

6:48:21 to 6:48:42( Edit History Discussion )

Dianne Feinstein: preserve. in indiana, the hoosier national forest. in utah, dixie national forest. in south d national forest. and the point i want to make is this. on occasion, you have families

Dianne Feinstein

6:48:43 to 6:49:04( Edit History Discussion )

Dianne Feinstein: that have large land holdings, and these arealuable, pristine land holdings. and their first preference might be to have the federal government hold them for the future and to conserve the lands. if the federal government can't do that, the lands go on the market generally for the highest and best use.

Dianne Feinstein

6:49:05 to 6:49:26( Edit History Discussion )

Dianne Feinstein: and i think prized and treasured possessions, that's not the way to go. so i would have to amendment. and i don't know whether the ranking member wishes to speak on it. so that amendment i'm sure will

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