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Sep 30, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The U.S.

Sep 27, 2013 Press Release

This morning in Stockholm, the U.N.

Sep 20, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Subcommittee on Space today held a hearing on NASA’s efforts to manage its facilities and infrastructure, and examined proposed legislation to provide the agency greater flexibility. A 2012 study conducted by NASA estimated that the agency may have as many as 865 unneeded facilities, with maintenance costs of over $24 million a year. 

Sep 20, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Environment Subcommittee Chairman Chris Stewart (R-Utah) today released the following statements in response to EPA’s announced rule that will likely end any new coal-fired electric generation in the U.S.

Sep 19, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Subcommittees on Oversight and Environment today held a hearing to examine the status of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) polar-orbiting and geostationary weather satellites.

Sep 18, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Subcommittee on Research and Technology today held a hearing on methamphetamine (meth) addiction and how scientific advancements can help provide possible solutions.

Sep 17, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas), today released the following statement regarding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement that it will propose a rule on Clean Water Act jurisdiction and solicit public comment on a report on “Connectivity of Streams and Wetlands to Downstream Waters.”

Sep 5, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Paul Broun (R-Georgia), today wrote EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy requesting informatio

Sep 3, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – After thorough review of the response provided by EPA to the Science, Space, and Technology Committee’s recent subpoena, Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today sent a letter stating that the information is insufficient and that the agency current

Aug 8, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today responded to Ranking Member Eddie Bernice Johnson’s (D-Texas) questions regarding the Committee’s subpoena of EPA’s secret science.

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