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Apr 15, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today introduced the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2015, a pro-science, fiscally responsible bill that will keep America competitive.

Apr 15, 2015 Press Release

U.N. climate pledge would hurt U.S. economy, prevent only 0.03⁰C temperature rise

Apr 7, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today sent a letter to the League of Conservation Voters requesting all communications they have had with EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy regarding the Keystone XL pipeline.

Mar 31, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released the following statement after the Obama administration submitted its climate change strategy to the United Nations. The president’s plan, which includes cutting U.S.

Mar 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Today, the Subcommittees on Oversight and Environment held a hearing to clarify when the Federal Records Act applies to certain information and how it has been implemented at the Environment Protection Agency (EPA).

Mar 25, 2015 Press Release

Hearing tomorrow to examine unlawful destruction of EPA records

Mar 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Science, Space, and Technology Committee today passed the Weather Research and Forecast Innovation Act of 2015 (H.R. 1561), introduced by Vice-Chairman Frank Lucas (R-Okla.) and Rep.

Mar 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. The Subcommittee on Energy today held a hearing to review the Department of Energy’s (DOE) $2.72 billion budget request for fiscal year 2016 for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), including technology research, development, demonstration, and commercialization activities.

Mar 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. - Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released the following statement in response to new regulations by the Obama administration that would target U.S. natural gas development on public lands.

Mar 18, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives today passed the Secret Science Reform Act of 2015 (H.R.

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