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Jun 18, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Science, Space, and Technology Committee today held an oversight hearing on the Department of Energy’s science and technology priorities, and related management and policy challenges.

Jun 13, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Paul Broun (R-Ga.) and Research Subcommittee Chairman Larry Bucshon (R-Ind.) today sent a letter to National Institute of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins raising concerns about a recent article published by Dr.

Jun 12, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Environment Subcommittee Chairman Chris Stewart (R-Utah) today sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Robert Perci

Jun 12, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C. – The Environment Subcommittee today held a hearing to examine the EPA’s upcoming review of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ozone.

Jun 6, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Paul Broun (R-Ga.) today sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Inspector General (IG) requesting additional information ab

Jun 5, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Research and Technology Subcommittees today held a hearing to examine the current role of research and development (R&D) in mitigating the damage from windstorms across the nation. Witnesses discussed how best to transfer the results of research into practice for stakeholders, including building code developers, builders and property owners.

Jun 4, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today convened a hearing to evaluate the administration’s proposed consolidation and reorganization of federal science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs.  The proposal would significantly decrease the number of federal STEM programs by more than half, with 116 progr

May 22, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - The Subcommittee on Energy today held a hearing to examine high-performance computing research and development (R&D) challenges and opportunities, specifically as they relate to exascale computing.  Exascale computing refers to systems that would be a thousand times faster than today’s world-leading supercomputers.

May 21, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - The Subcommittee on Space held a hearing today to examine possible options for the next steps in human space flight and how these options move the U.S. closer to a human mission to Mars and beyond.

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