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Dec 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today the Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Energy held a hearing to examine H.R. 4084, the Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act.

Dec 1, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) issued the following statement after voting to support two Senate-passed measures that block job-killing EPA regulations: the Congressional Disapproval of the EPA’s CO2 Rule for Existing Power Plants (S.J. Res.

Dec 1, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology today held a hearing to examine the various scientific and policy issues surrounding the United States commitment to a United Nations-led effort to limit greenhouse gas emissions.

Dec 1, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today sent a follow-up letter to Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker once again requesting that she direct NOAA to provide the Committee with all communica

Dec 1, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released the following statement after President Obama delivered a speech this morning before the U.N. climate change conference in Paris blaming climate change for recent flooding in Miami, Florida.

Nov 30, 2015 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) released its final Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) rule, which sets specific renewable fuel volumes for the years 2014 - 2016.

Nov 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas), and Space Subcommittee Chairman Brian Babin (R-Texas) today praised a private space company’s successful test of a reusable rocket at a test facility in West Texas.

Nov 23, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today sent a letter to the Committee’s ranking member, Rep.

Nov 19, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Energy Subcommittee Chairman Randy Weber (R-Texas) along with Full Committee Ranking Member Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas) and Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today introduced the Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act (H.R.

Nov 18, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House Science, Space and Technology Committee today held a hearing to examine recommendations to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of our nation’s national energy laboratories.

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