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Transcript: Remarks by the President in Radio Actuality (7/27/00)

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The Briefing Room
                              THE WHITE HOUSE

                       Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release                             July 27, 2000

                         REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT
                                IN RADIO ACTUALITY

     Today, my Administration is proposing a comprehensive strategy to
bring back the wild salmon of the Pacific Northwest.  We'll pursue a
practical course that will help both the economy and the environment.
Congress must also do its part by fully funding my salmon restoration
budget.  And the people of the Pacific Northwest must be prepared to take
the necessary steps.  Only in partnership with state and tribal governments
and other stakeholders can we restore the salmon without resorting to
costlier measures.  I welcome the recommendations of the region's
governors, and look forward to working together to ensure our success.

For more information on this topic, please refer to the National Marine
Fisheries Service's Website at http://www.nwr.noaa.gov

Sound of the President is available on the White House Radio Actuality Line
at (202) 456-5671.

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