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Mar 17, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives today passed the bipartisan EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act (H.R. 1029), introduced by Science, Space, and Technology Committee Vice-Chairman Frank Lucas (R-Okla.) and Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.).

Mar 17, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. The Science, Space, and Technology Committee today held a hearing to examine the scientific basis and technological achievability of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ozone.

Mar 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today demanded the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provide all documents related to the agency’s preservation of text messages, as required

Mar 4, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee today approved five bills with broad bipartisan support.

Feb 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –The Subcommittee on Space today held a hearing on The Commercial Crew Program: Challenges and Opportunities. The purpose of the hearing was to review NASA’s efforts to develop and acquire safe, reliable, and affordable crew transfer services to the International Space Station (ISS).

Feb 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today in a hearing of the Subcommittee on Research and Technology, National Science Foundation (NSF) Director France Córdova declared her support for a legislative effort to promote a “national interest standard” for taxpayer-funded research grants that is aligned with the original 1950 legislation that created the NSF.

Feb 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives today approved the bipartisan STEM Education Act of 2015 (H.R. 1020), introduced by Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.).

Feb 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. – The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee today held a hearing to receive testimony and question Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on the Department of Energy’s (DOE) science and technology priorities represented in the president’s fiscal year 2016 budget request. 

Feb 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Vice-Chairman Frank Lucas (R-Okla.) and Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) today introduced the bipartisan EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act to bring fairness, transparency, and independence to the EPA’s expert panel.  Similar legislation passed the House in the 113th Congress with bipartisan support.

Feb 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) today will introduce the Secret Science Reform Act to ensure future EPA regulations are based on the best available science. Similar legislation passed the House in the 113th Congress with bipartisan support.

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