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because they bought it, and their goal was to not only bring, recruit oil from canada, but it was also to attach into the united states from balcan and the state department decided to review what was on the u.s. property. now, i want a federal agency looking at it, but the state department shouldn't be deciding whether the -- pipeline out of balcan is good or not. granted, we're getting crude oil in trains in the houston, texas because our refiners do that. it's so much safer and easier to put a pipeline in there than it is to bring 100 car trains of crude oil from canada. >> gentleman's time expired. i recognize the gentleman from virginia, mr. griffeth, for three minutes. >> thank you very much, i appreciate it. i take anyone who can answer it. are you all familiar with the regulations relating to production of electricity in mexico by coal? no is a fine answer. if you don't know, you don't know. nobody knows? the reason i ask the question is that part of the proposal here, and one that i'm interested in has electric transmission facilities. it's not just pipelines, and one of my concerns is that we're putting coal miners out of work in appalachia, that's appalachia
in our area, and we are putting coal miners out of work in appalachia, but if we riallow lines to cross over from mexico using not as good a goal with not a good a process, and not a clean of plants, what gain have we made environmentally? i think this is a case where well, ms. cassidy and i will not agree on much, but we might agree on that, that that ought to be a concern. do you have any thoughts on that at all in? >> that's a very important point, and testimony referred to it as well. electrons and molecules do not have concern about arbitrary political boundaries so that's why we have a shared solution that brings the technology of the united states to bear on the
issues in mexico. we have to have shared agreements. i will not try to get into a >> i agree with you completely that we can do more and we should do more. i yield. >> there are no more questions so thank all of you once again for your patience and we look forward to maintaining contact with you and continue to look
forward to bringing this legislation to the committee. i also am missing this request that a statement from electricity commission resubmitted, and so ordered. we will keep the record open for 10 days for any additional material that may need to be submitted. that will conclude the hearing thank you all for your interest and thank you coming from germany. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org]
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