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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.

Oct 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today released the following statement after the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati halted the Environmental Protection Agency’s Waters of the United States regulation.

Oct 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Subcommittee on Space today held a hearing on the impact of the president’s budget on programs being built for a trip to Mars and other deep space destinations.

Oct 8, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee today approved two important bills to support high quality research at the National Science Foundation (NSF). Both bipartisan bills were approved by voice vote.

Oct 8, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - The president has signed into law the STEM Education Act of 2015 (H.R. 1020), a bipartisan bill introduced by Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.).

Oct 1, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - The House of Representatives today unanimously passed the Senate amendment to the STEM Education Act (H.R. 1020), a bipartisan bill introduced by Science, Space, and Technology Committee Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.).

Oct 1, 2015 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) announced it will tighten its National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone from the current 75 parts per billion (ppb) to 70 ppb.

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