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Senate Proceeding on Sep 28th, 2010 :: 4:34:55 to 4:36:10
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Harry Reid

4:34:47 to 4:34:55( Edit History Discussion )

Harry Reid: not simply in such tragedy but, rather, in the story of thousands of west virginians go to work every day to produce nearly half the electricity

Carl Levin

4:34:55 to 4:36:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Carl Levin

Carl Levin

4:34:56 to 4:35:16( Edit History Discussion )

Carl Levin: consumed in this country. and it's a story of good-paying jobs with benefits that help form the foundation of strong families and strong communities across my home state. and it's a story that my predecessor, robert c. byrd, knew very well. in remarks he gave as a young congressman in his maiden speech on the floor of the house of representatives nearly 60 years

Carl Levin

4:35:17 to 4:35:38( Edit History Discussion )

Carl Levin: ago, senator byrd emphasized the importance of coal in a speech lamenting our nation's increasing dependence on foreign oil. remarking in that 1953 speech -- quote -- "we must pursue not a policy that is detrimental to the economy of this nation and which impairs its strength while enriching other nations but a policy that will strengthen our beloved country."

Carl Levin

4:35:39 to 4:36:00( Edit History Discussion )

Carl Levin: words that certainly resonate and ring true today. which is why we should continue our efforts to develop technologies that allow our country to harness this abundant energy source in a cleaner way. like the bipartisan carbon sequestration bill put forward by senators rockefeller and voinovich. mr. president, coal can and must

Carl Levin

4:36:01 to 4:36:11( Edit History Discussion )

Carl Levin: be part of the solution to the energy challenges of the 21st century. west virginians know this and understand that our future depends on our ability as a nation to extract and burn coal

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