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May 15, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today sent letters to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of Energy (DOE) and a former EPA employee demanding documents related to the use of private email and text messages to avoid federal transp

May 13, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Members of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee today approved a package of four space bills intended to bring stability and certainty to the growing commercial space market.

May 13, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Subcommittee on Energy held a hearing to examine research activities and infrastructure within the Department of Energy’s (DOE) national laboratories to advance nuclear energy technology. Witnesses highlighted how the private sector leverages those capabilities for investments with near-term payoff.

May 12, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today voted in favor of the Regulatory Integrity Protection Act of 2015 (H.R.

May 12, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Members of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee today introduced a package of four space bills intended to bring stability and certainty to the growing commercial space market.

May 1, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Energy Subcommittee today held a hearing to examine the state of large-scale battery storage and recent technology breakthroughs achieved through research and development (R&D) at the Department of Energy’s national laboratories.

Apr 30, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee today approved a two-year NASA Authorization bill that restores balance to NASA’s budget and supports its role as the only government agency responsible for space exploration.

Apr 30, 2015 Press Release

Smith hosts ‘Last Man on the Moon’ Gene Cernan to address lawmakers at film screening

Apr 29, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Subcommittee on Environment today held a hearing to examine the scientific basis of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ozone. Witnesses also discussed the potential impacts of the proposed new national standards on rural areas and the agricultural sector of the United States.

Apr 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) today introduced a two-year NASA Authorization bill alongside lead sponsor Congressman Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) and fifteen cosponsors.

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