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Apr 9, 2013 Press Release

Subcommittee on Environment Chairman Chris Stewart (R-Utah) today introduced legislation to reform the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) scientific advisory processes.

Mar 29, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a controversial proposed rule requiring major cuts to sulfur in gasoline, commonly referred to “Tier 3” regulations.

Mar 28, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released a report by the non-partisan Government Accountability Office (GAO) highlighting duplication and waste in federal wind energy initiatives.

Mar 20, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C. – The Subcommittee on Environment today held a hearing to examine the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) process for receiving independent scientific advice. 

Mar 19, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee today held a hearing titled, Threats from Space: A Review of U.S. Government Efforts to Track and Mitigate Asteroids and Meteors. The hearing is the first in a two-part series on what the U.S.

Mar 15, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Energy Subcommittee Chairman Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) today responded to President Obama’s call for an additional $2 billion in spending on green energy programs.  The President made the announcement during remarks at Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois.  

Mar 14, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C. – The Subcommittee on Oversight today held its second in a series of hearings to review challenges facing the nation’s science agencies, as the Committee prepares to review the Administration’s FY 2014 budget request.  Agency Inspectors General (IG) te

Mar 14, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C. – The Science, Space, and Technology Committee today unanimously approved two critical bipartisan bills that coordinate and drive research and development (R&D) across federal agencies to address cyber threats to America’s high-tech infrastructure.  The Committee approved the Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2013 (H.R.

Mar 13, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C. – The Subcommittee on Energy today held a hearing to examine various forms of federal financial support for the development and production of fuels and energy technologies. 

Mar 13, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C. – The Subcommittee on Research today held a hearing to examine industry and non-profit philanthropic science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education initiatives.

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