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Jun 28, 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) released the following statements in response to Sunday's unsuccessful ISS resupply launch attempt from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Jun 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Environment and Energy Subcommittees today held a joint hearing to examine the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) recent analysis of the impacts of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan. The report was requested by Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) in August 2014 and released last month.

Jun 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released the following statement after the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report titled, 3D Printing: Opportunities, Challenges, and Policy Implications of Additive Manufacturing.

Jun 16, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Research and Technology Subcommittee today held the first congressional hearing to examine the science and ethics of genetically engineered human DNA.

Jun 15, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy demanding outstanding documents and communications related to the Committee’s ongoing oversight of regulatory decisions made by the agency.

Jun 11, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Space Subcommittee Chairman Brian Babin (R-Texas) today held a hearing, Transforming America’s Air Travel, reviewing research programs within the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Jun 10, 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) issued a scientific finding concluding that carbon emissions from commercial airplanes contribute to pollution, a first step in the EPA’s effort to regulate airline emissions.

Jun 5, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today announced Representative Brian Babin (R-Texas) will serve as Chairman of the Space Subcommittee and Representative Steve Knight (R-Calif.) will serve as Vice-Chairman of the Energy Subcommittee.

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