Population growth and development place additional stress on the Nation's water infrastructure and its ability to sustain hard-won water quality gains.
In addition to the clean coal provisions, the energy conference agreement contains provisions instrumental in helping increase conservation and lowering consumption.
Through these adversities, Israel has endured with continued strength, conviction, and faith.
Make no mistake, our troops will be in Afghanistan and Iraq for a long time.
We have an extensive system of highways, ports, locks and dams, and airports.
Amtrak is extremely important to the economy of Southern Illinois and I will continue to work with state and local leaders and my colleagues in Congress to secure the necessary funding to maintain full service.
Since September 11, 2001, many in this nation and this Congress have a deeper appreciation for the importance of the sacrifices made by our law enforcement officers.
This was a tragic event in human history, but by paying tribute to the Armenian community we ensure the lessons of the Armenian genocide are properly understood and acknowledged.
With faith and courage, generations of Armenians have overcome great suffering and proudly preserved their culture, traditions, and religion and have told the story of the genocide to an often indifferent world.
The attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 completely crippled our Pacific Fleet.
The State of Israel has faced obstacles and challenges to its very survival, with conventional military attacks leading the way to suicide bombers who have killed innocent Israeli men, women, and children.