Press Releases

Feb 16, 2011

Anticipated Challenges Demand Better Long-Term R&D Goals for FAA

Washington, DC – Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics Chairman Steven Palazzo (R-MS) today convened his first hearing of the 112th Congress, to review the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) portfolio of research and development (R&D) programs.

Feb 15, 2011

I&O Chairman Broun Seeks Answers Regarding BP Oil Spill

Washington, DC – Last evening, Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight Chairman Paul Broun (R-GA) sent several letters to agency officials regarding multiple incidents relating to the misuse, mischaracterization, and manipulation of science, relating to the BP Oil Spill.

Feb 10, 2011

Committee Members Call for Release of NRC Yucca Mountain Documents

Washington, DC – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Members today called on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to release for public review information related to its scientific and technical evaluation of the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository.

Feb 10, 2011

Committee Officially Organizes, Approves Oversight Plan

Washington, DC – Today the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology held its Organizational Meeting, in which Members approved subcommittee chairmen, ranking members, subcommittee assignments, and Committee Rules. The Committee also approved its Oversight Plan, as required by House Rules.

Feb 8, 2011

Committee to Closely Review EPA Hydraulic Fracturing Study

Washington, DC – This afternoon, Rep. Ralph Hall (R-TX), Chairman of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, released the following statement assuring close oversight of an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) study on hydraulic fracturing:

Jan 27, 2011

Chairmen Hall and Palazzo Reflect on NASA's Fallen Heroes

Washington, DC –Today, Reps. Ralph M. Hall (R-TX), Chairman of the Science, Space, and Technology Committee, and Steven Palazzo (R-MS), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics, released the following statements honoring the fallen heroes of Apollo 1, Columbia, and Challenger:

Jan 25, 2011

Chairman Hall Response to State of the Union Address

Washington, DC – Following this evening’s State of the Union address, Rep. Ralph Hall (R-TX), Chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, released the following statement:

Jan 20, 2011

Subcommittee Chairs, Members Named

Washington, DC – Today the Republican Members of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology met to approve Subcommittee Chairs and Subcommittee assignments.

Jan 18, 2011

Hall Announces GOP Committee Members

Washington, DC – Rep. Ralph M. Hall (R-TX), Chairman of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, today applauded the appointment of Republican members selected to serve on the Committee in the 112th Congress. Subcommittee chairmen and rosters will be disclosed at a future date.

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