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.
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.
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.
Washington, D.C. — Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released the following statement after reports of an unforeseen meteor exploding in the sky above Russia early this morning, on the same day that a large asteroid is scheduled to pass relatively close to Earth.
Washington, D.C. — The Subcommittee on Oversight today held its first hearing of the 113th Congress, examining challenges and federal research and development (R&D) efforts to integrate Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) safely into the National Airspace System (NAS).
Washington, D.C. — The Subcommittee on Research today held its first hearing of the 113th Congress to highlight the practical applications and benefits of the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) program and its significance to U.S. competitiveness.
Washington, D.C. — The Subcommittee on Environment today held a hearing to assess broad environmental trends and indicators, including an examination of factors such as air and water quality, chemical exposure, environmental and human health, and climate change.
Washington, D.C. -- The Inspector General (IG) for the Department of Energy today issued a report that found the federal government wasted millions of dollars on a grant to a subsidiary of a Korean corporation that failed to meet basic project goals and spent taxpayer dollars paying employees to watch movies and play board games.
Washington, D.C. — The Subcommittee on Energy today held its first hearing of the 113th Congress, examining the impact of technology and policy drivers on U.S. energy markets. Witnesses provided a broad overview of the U.S. energy outlook, and discussed trends in the electricity and transportation sectors.