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May 22, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded $5.7 million to a project at Columbia University that includes an emphasis on climate change games.

May 21, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Science, Space, and Technology Committee today held a hearing to review the current state of the science related to the search for life in the universe, including radio and optical astronomy techniques.

May 15, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Government Accountability Office (GAO) today released a report critical of NASA’s handling of sensitive information.

May 8, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today submitted over 1,300 pages of comments to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy on the agency’s proposed New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for emissions from power plants. The EPA’s strict new climate mandate relies on carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technology.

May 6, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) released the following statement in response to the White House’s release of its National Climate Assessment.

May 1, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today sent a letter to the U.S.

Apr 29, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology today approved the NASA Authorization Act of 2014 (H.R. 4412) with unanimous bipartisan support.

Apr 28, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released the following statement in response to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy’s decision to stand by the agency’s use of secret science to justify costly regulations.

Apr 10, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology today held a hearing with Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz to examine the Department of Energy’s (DOE) science and technology priorities as reflected in the President’s fiscal year (FY) 2015 budget request. 

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