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Dec 20, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) along with Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Paul Broun M.D. (R-Ga.) and Research and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Larry Bucshon, M.D.

Dec 19, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Republicans on the Science, Space, and Technology Committee today sent a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy highlighting serious problems with the agency’s proposed New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for power plants.  Specifically, the Committee members

Dec 16, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today joined Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and several lawmakers in submitting an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court challenging EPA’s power to interpret the Clean Air Act (CAA) in a way that bypasses the constitutional role of Congress.

Dec 11, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Subcommittee on Environment today held a hearing to examine the link between climate change and extreme weather events such as hurricanes, tornadoes, droughts and floods.

Dec 5, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - The Science, Space, and Technology Committee today approved three bills with bipartisan support.

The Weather Forecasting Improvement Act of 2013 [H.R. 2413] offered by Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-Okla.).

Dec 3, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today sent a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy highlighting serious problems that were outlined by the agency’s own independent scientists about the

Dec 2, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved the Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act (H.R. 3547) by a vote of 376 to 5.  H.R.

Nov 20, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – A bipartisan group of Science, Space, and Technology Committee leaders today introduced a bill to extend for one year a commercial space transportation risk-sharing and liability regime that was established by Congress in 1988 with passage of the Commercial Space Launch Act Amendments. 

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