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Jan 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology today approved the Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act (H.R. 4084), a bipartisan bill to support federal research and development (R&D) and stimulate private investment in advanced nuclear reactor technologies in the United States.

Jan 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –The Research and Technology Subcommittee and Oversight Subcommittee today held a joint hearing to discuss industry best practices for cybersecurity, share lessons learned from the private sector and inform how innovative private sector security practices can be applied to government agencies.

Dec 22, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) praised the successful launch and landing of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket this week.

Dec 16, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) released the following statement today after receiving an initial production of documents and communications from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Dec 14, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C.Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today responded to a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report that showed the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) broke the law

Dec 12, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C.Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s agreement to a climate deal in Paris.

Dec 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today the Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Energy held a hearing to examine H.R. 4084, the Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act.

Dec 1, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) issued the following statement after voting to support two Senate-passed measures that block job-killing EPA regulations: the Congressional Disapproval of the EPA’s CO2 Rule for Existing Power Plants (S.J. Res.

Dec 1, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology today held a hearing to examine the various scientific and policy issues surrounding the United States commitment to a United Nations-led effort to limit greenhouse gas emissions.

Dec 1, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today sent a follow-up letter to Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker once again requesting that she direct NOAA to provide the Committee with all communica

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