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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

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Climate Change June 14, 2016
Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI
"Undoing these efforts would mean that future emissions of carbon dioxide would be larger and future atmospheric concentrations would be higher. Higher CO concentrations would mean larger changes in climate and faster rates of change. Larger and faster changes in climate, in turn, pose greater risk to society.2"
In Recognition Of The 75Th Anniversary Of Macdill Air Force Base April 19, 2016
Tom Rooney, R-FL
"Currently, MacDill houses the 6th Air Mobility Wing and 39 Mission Teammates, including U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command, Marine Corps Forces Central Command, the Joint Communications Support Element and dozens of other mission partners, including, until July, the aircraft operations center of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration."
Pacific Tsunami Museum Commemoration Of The 70Th Anniversary Of The 1946 Tsunami In Hawaii April 14, 2016
Brian Schatz, D-HI
"In response to this disaster, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration established the Tsunami Warning System in 1948. Despite the system’s proven effectiveness during two subsequent but minor tsunami events, another massive tsunami wave on May 23, 1960, took the lives of 61 Hilo residents. Many of the victims failed to take the warnings seriously or returned to their homes before the danger had passed. Another contributing factor was uninformed city planning that allowed residents to rebuild homes and businesses in tsunami risk zones. Shinmachi, a district in downtown Hilo rebuilt after the 1946 tsunami, was destroyed again by the 1960 tsunami."
Water Crises March 22, 2016
Jim Costa, D-CA
"For instance, due to the decisions made by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Bureau of Reclamation is required to operate pumps in California’s water system under what I believe are scientifically flawed provisions, biological opinions, which have lost, as a result, hundreds of thousands of acre-feet of water."
Media Silent On Lack Of Global Warming March 21, 2016
Lamar Smith, R-TX
"Mr. Speaker, the media were quick to cover a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration study last year where scientists altered global surface temperature data to try and refute the two-decade halt in global warming. The LA Times, The New York Times, and USA Today all headlined NOAA’s announcement that there was not a halt in global warming."

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