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Mar 5, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today announced that Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) will serve as the new Chairman of the Environment Subcommittee. 

Mar 5, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C. – The Subcommittee on Research today held a hearing to evaluate making data from federally funded research publicly available.  Members stressed that public access to data is an issue of transparency and is vital to scientific integrity.

Mar 4, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Ranking Member David Vitter (R-La.) today sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Office of Air and Radiat

Feb 28, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C. –Subcommittee on Oversight Chairman Paul Broun (R-Ga.) and Rep.

Feb 28, 2013 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today sent a bipartisan letter to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) questioning the agency’s decision to remove Government Accountability Office (GAO) and Department of Commerce (DOC) Office of Inspector General (OIG) staff from meetings.  The lett

Feb 28, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — The Subcommittee on Oversight today held a hearing to provide Members of the Subcommittee the opportunity to receive testimony on the most serious performance and management challenges facing the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA),

Feb 27, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — The Subcommittee on Space today held its first hearing of the 113th Congress to evaluate NASA’s policies, priorities and goals for human space exploration, as the Committee works toward reauthorizing the agency.

Feb 26, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — The Subcommittee on Environment today held a hearing to examine the scientific, technical, and consumer impacts of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) decision to allow the introduction of mid-level ethanol blends (E15) into the marketplace.

Feb 26, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — The Subcommittee on Technology and the Subcommittee on Research today held a joint hearing to examine cybersecurity research and development (R&D) activities. The hearing reviewed H.R. 756, the Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2013, introduced by Rep.

Feb 25, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — The House of Representatives today approved a resolution to rename the Dryden Flight Research Center, located in southern California, the “Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center.”  H.R. 667 also re-designates the surrounding test range to honor Hugh Dryden, a prominent aeronautical engineer.

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