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Sep 19, 2012 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives today unanimously approved H.R.

Sep 14, 2012 Press Release

Washington DC – The House today approved H.R. 6213, the No More Solyndras Act, by a vote of 245 to 161.  Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Ralph Hall (R-TX) spoke in support of the fiscally responsible measure.

Sep 14, 2012 Press Release

Washington DC – The Science, Space, and Technology Committee today held a hearing to review NASA’s rationale for selecting three companies to award $1.1 billion to develop competing concepts for human space transportation launch systems.  Witnesses and Members discussed the cost and safety implications of these decisions and examined the level of NASA’s insight and thus, its ab

Sep 12, 2012 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight held a hearing to examine the events that led to an unauthorized reprogramming of millions of dollars within the National Weather Service (NWS). 

Sep 12, 2012 Press Release

Washington DC – The Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics today held a hearing to examine ongoing development of the next generation heavy-lift launch vehicle, called the Space Launch System (SLS), the Orion crew capsule, as well as to discuss how these technol

Sep 10, 2012 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today in a letter sent to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson, Science, Space and Technology Committee Vice Chairman James Sensenbrenner (R-WI) and Committee Member, Rep.

Sep 7, 2012 Press Release

Washington DC – In case you missed it, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) recently commented on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to lower the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for fine particulate matter (PM2.5).

Aug 25, 2012 Press Release

Washington DC – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Ralph Hall (R-TX)  and Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics Chairman Steven Palazzo (R-MS) issued the following statements today on the passing of American astronaut Neil Armstrong:

Chairman Hall:

Aug 21, 2012 Press Release

Washington DC – Today, Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Ralph Hall (R-TX) released the following statement after this morning’s U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruling in EME Homer City Generation, L.P v. EPA on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule:

Aug 17, 2012 Press Release

Washington DC – Today, Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Ralph Hall (R-TX) released the following statement after this morning’s U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruling on E15:  

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