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May 1, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Energy Subcommittee today held a hearing to examine the state of large-scale battery storage and recent technology breakthroughs achieved through research and development (R&D) at the Department of Energy’s national laboratories.

Apr 30, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee today approved a two-year NASA Authorization bill that restores balance to NASA’s budget and supports its role as the only government agency responsible for space exploration.

Apr 30, 2015 Press Release

Smith hosts ‘Last Man on the Moon’ Gene Cernan to address lawmakers at film screening

Apr 29, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Subcommittee on Environment today held a hearing to examine the scientific basis of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ozone. Witnesses also discussed the potential impacts of the proposed new national standards on rural areas and the agricultural sector of the United States.

Apr 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today introduced a two-year NASA Authorization bill alongside lead sponsor Congressman Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) and fifteen cosponsors.

Apr 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today announced the Committee will mark up the NASA Authorization Act for 2016 and 2017 on Thursday of next week. The legislation reaffirms Congress’s commitment to NASA and restores much-needed balance to the nation’s only agency responsible for space exploration.

Apr 23, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Science, Space, and Technology Committee today held a hearing to examine the science behind claims that hydraulic fracturing causes groundwater contamination and other environmental concerns.

Apr 22, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee approved the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2015 (H.R.

Apr 22, 2015 Press Release

“The federal government plays an important role in promoting scientific research”

Apr 16, 2015 Press Release

Members Question NASA Administrator at Space Subcommittee Hearing on FY 2016 Budget

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