STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1563-08

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2008

 

RE: H.R. No. 230

 

 

 

 

Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Fourth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2008

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection, to which was referred H.R. No. 230 entitled:

 

"HOUSE RESOLUTION URGING THE PREVENTION OF THE SALE OF OIL AND GAS LEASES AND OF DRILLING IN THE CHUKCHI AND BEAUFORT SEA REGIONS OF ALASKA,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this resolution is to protect the environment from the potential impacts of oil exploration and drilling by urging the President of the United States, the United States House of Representatives, the United States Senate, and the United States Department of the Interior to prevent oil and gas drilling in the Chukchi and Beaufort Sea region of Alaska.

 

The Windward Ahupuaa Alliance testified in support of this measure.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.R. No. 230 and recommends its adoption.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection,

 

 

 

 

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HERMINA MORITA, Chair