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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.

Nov 11, 2014 Press Release

Washington D.C. - In a statement released yesterday, the Association of American Universities (AAU) criticized the House Science Committee for seeking information about taxpayer-funded grants awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Nov 10, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Recent news reports have indicated that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) appears to have deleted thousands of text messages sent and received by EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy on her official agency phone, including those that would qualify as federal records under the law.

Nov 3, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) released the following statement in response to today’s climate change report released by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Oct 31, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Space Subcommittee Chairman Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) released the following statement in response to Friday’s news of a test flight anomaly involving Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo:

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