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Jul 24, 2018 Markup

S. 141, the Space Weather Research and Forecasting Act, bill ordered reported as amended to the House by voice vote.

Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute, offered by Mr. Perlmutter (D-Colo.), agreed to by voice vote. 

Jul 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee approved legislation today that addresses long-standing problems with the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS).

Jul 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee approved legislation today to better protect lives, property, and infrastructure from the adverse effects of space weather.

Jul 17, 2018 Press Release

U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the National Academies report on Open Science By Design.  

Chairman Smith: 

Jun 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Committee leaders today sent a letter to Dr. Elisabete Weiderpass, newly elected director of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), detailing previous oversight into the IARC Monograph Programme and requesting Dr. Weiderpass’ testimony at a committee hearing.

Jun 7, 2018 Letter

The letter can be found here

Apr 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) delivered the following statement today at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) headquarters following Administrator Scott Pruitt’s announcement of a proposed rule to strengthen the agency’s scientific transparency.

As prepared for delivery:

Apr 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding the 48th celebration of Earth Day.

Apr 19, 2018 In The News

After EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced that he will implement a policy to make our government more accountable to the American people, we’ve seen massive media coverage misrepresenting the potential effects of such a policy.