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Aug 2, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Chris Collins (R-N.Y.) and Congressman Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.) have introduced technology-transfer legislation to help accelerate the commercialization of federally-funded research and technology. The Technology and Research Accelerating National Security and Future Economic Resiliency Act (TRANSFER) Act (H.R.

Aug 2, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Oversight Subcommittee yesterday held a hearing to examine potential overreach by the EPA in conducting a draft watershed assessment for the Bristol Bay area in Alaska based on a hypothetical mining scenario.

Aug 1, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Science, Space, and Technology Committee today approved legislation that improves how the EPA will go about its ongoing study of the relationship between hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” and groundwater.

Aug 1, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today issued a subpoena to the EPA, forcing the agency to release the secret science it uses as the basis for costly air regulations.

Jul 31, 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 about the need to subpoena EPA’s secret science.

The text of Chairman Smith’s full response is pasted below:

July 31, 2013

 

Jul 25, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Energy Subcommittee today held a hearing to examine coal-related technology challenges and opportunities, with an emphasis on enhancing the impact of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) research and development (R&D) activities.

Jul 24, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Energy and Environment Subcommittees today held a joint hearing to examine the EPA’s scientific processes and how the agency conducts its investigation into the relationship between hydraulic fracturing and groundwater. 

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