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
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