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Dec 1, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today submitted hundreds of pages of comments to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy, urging the agency to scrap its costly rule to re

Nov 26, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced proposed changes to the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for ground-level ozone:

Nov 21, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) released the following statement congratulating students chosen from around the country to participate in the 2014-2015 NASA Student Launch Challenge:

Nov 19, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives today approved the Secret Science Reform Act of 2014 (H.R. 4012). The legislation requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to base its regulations on data that is public.

Nov 19, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Oversight Subcommittee today heard from Mr. Todd Park, a former top aide to President Obama who was the White House point-man for the development and rollout of the HealthCare.gov website. Mr. Park testified that he did in fact brief the president on concerns about the website before it was launched.

Nov 18, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives today passed the EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2013 (H.R.1422), introduced by former Environment Subcommittee Chairman Chris Stewart (R-Utah).  The bill makes changes to the EPA’s Science Advisory Board (SAB) to enhance public partici

Nov 17, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives today passed the Low-Dose Radiation Research Act of 2014 (H.R.

Nov 14, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today is submitting hundreds of pages of comments to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, urging the agency to withdraw its controversial “Waters of the U.S.” proposal.

Nov 14, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released the following statement after voting in favor of a proposal to approve the Keystone XL pipeline.

Nov 12, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released the following statement after President Obama announced a climate deal with China.

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