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Nov 10, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas)today praised Senate passage of a bicameral, bipartisan agreement on H.R. 2262, the U.S. Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act.

Nov 6, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith today released the following statement after President Obama announced he is rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline.

Nov 5, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee today held a hearing to review actions by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to block the Pebble Mine from development before the project even applied for any permits.

Nov 4, 2015 Press Release

Demands emails, interviews to understand agency’s decision
to alter temperature data to show warming

Oct 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House Science, Space and Technology Committee today held a hearing to review the activities of the Science and Technology Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS S&T), which is the primary research and development (R&

Oct 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives today unanimously approved the Research Excellence and Advancements for Dyslexia Act (READ Act) (H.R. 3033), a bipartisan bill introduced by Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas).

Oct 22, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee today held a hearing to examine concerns over the science EPA used for its final National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ozone. Earlier this month, the EPA announced it will tighten its ozone standard from the current 75 parts per billion (ppb) to 70 ppb.

Oct 19, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today sent a letter to the attorney representing Dr. Jagadish Shukla, the founder of several non-profit entities funded by federal grants.

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