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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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
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
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.
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.
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.