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July 28, 2022

Chairman Beyer Opening Statement for Hearing on Cybersecurity Issues for Civil and Commercial Space Systems

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics is holding a hearing titled, "Exploring Cyber Space: Cybersecurity Issues for Civil and Commercial Space Systems" Chairman of the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics, Don Beyer’s (D-VA), opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Good morning, and welcome to today’s hearing, Exploring Cyber Space: Understanding Cybersecurity Issues for …  Continue Reading 

July 20, 2022

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on Addressing the Challenges of Scientific Publishing

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight is holding a hearing titled, "Paper Mills and Research Misconduct: Facing the Challenges of Scientific Publishing."   Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson’s (D-TX), opening statement as prepared for the record is below.   Good morning. Today’s hearing will consider what seems to be a growing threat to the integrity of scientific …  Continue Reading 

July 20, 2022

Chairman Foster Opening Statement for Hearing on Addressing the Challenges of Scientific Publishing

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight is holding a hearing titled, "Paper Mills and Research Misconduct: Facing the Challenges of Scientific Publishing."   Chairman of the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight, Bill Foster’s (D-IL), opening statement as prepared for the record is below.   Good morning and welcome to our Members and witnesses.   For …  Continue Reading 

July 13, 2022

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on R&D for Nuclear Waste Cleanup

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Energy is holding a hearing titled, Nuclear Waste Cleanup: Research and Development Opportunities for the Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management. Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson’s (D-TX), opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Good morning to our panelists, and thank you to Subcommittee Chairman Bowman for holding this hearing. The …  Continue Reading 

July 13, 2022

Chairman Bowman Opening Statement for Hearing on R&D for Nuclear Waste Cleanup

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Energy is holding a hearing titled, Nuclear Waste Cleanup: Research and Development Opportunities for the Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management. Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy, Rep. Jamaal Bowman’s (D-NY), opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Good morning, and thank you to our panel of expert witnesses for joining us today to …  Continue Reading 

June 29, 2022

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on Privacy in the Age of Biometrics

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight is holding a hearing titled, Privacy in the Age of Biometrics.   Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's (D-TX) opening statement as prepared for the record is below.   Good morning to our panelists, and thank you to Chairman Foster for holding this hearing.   Biometric technologies are in many of the devices we use every …  Continue Reading 

June 29, 2022

Chairman Foster Opening Statement for Hearing on Privacy in the Age of Biometrics

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight is holding a hearing titled, “Privacy in the Age of Biometrics.” Chairman of the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight, Rep. Bill Foster’s (D-IL), opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Good morning, and welcome to our members and our panelists. Thank you for joining us for this hearing on securing privacy in the …  Continue Reading 

June 23, 2022

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on Measuring Greenhouse Gases

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittees on Research & Technology and Environment are holding a joint hearing titled, Assessing Federal Programs for Measuring Greenhouse Gas Sources and Sinks. Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson’s (D-TX), opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Good morning. Thank you everyone for joining us for this joint subcommittee hearing. I especially want to thank Chairs Stevens …  Continue Reading 

June 23, 2022

Chairwoman Sherrill Opening Statement for Hearing on Measuring Greenhouse Gases

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittees on Research & Technology and Environment are holding a joint hearing titled, Assessing Federal Programs for Measuring Greenhouse Gas Sources and Sinks.  Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Environment, Rep Mikie Sherrill’s (D-NJ), opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Good morning, everyone. I am pleased to welcome you, alongside Chairwoman Stevens, to …  Continue Reading 

June 23, 2022

Chairwoman Stevens Opening Statement for Hearing on Measuring Greenhouse Gases

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittees on Research & Technology and Environment are holding a joint hearing titled, Assessing Federal Programs for Measuring Greenhouse Gas Sources and Sinks. Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Research and Technology, Rep. Haley Stevens’ (D-MI), opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Good morning and welcome to today’s joint hearing to examine federal programs …  Continue Reading 

June 22, 2022

Chairman Bowman Opening Statement for Hearing on Investigating the Nature of Matter, Energy, Space, and Time

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Energy is holding a hearing titled, Investigating the Nature of Matter, Energy, Space, and Time. Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy, Rep. Jamaal Bowman’s (D-NY), opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Good morning, and thank you to our panel of esteemed witnesses for joining us today to discuss the research and infrastructure needs of the Department of …  Continue Reading 

June 22, 2022

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on Investigating the Nature of Matter, Energy, Space, and Time

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Energy is holding a hearing titled, Investigating the Nature of Matter, Energy, Space, and Time. Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson’s (D-TX) opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Chairman Bowman, thank you for holding this important hearing today, and thank you to our esteemed panel of witnesses for being here. We are here to examine the Department of …  Continue Reading 

June 14, 2022

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on the Future of Weather Research

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Environment is holding a hearing titled, “What’s the Forecast: A look at the Future of Weather Research.” Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson’s (D-TX) opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Good morning, everyone. I want to thank Chairwoman Sherrill for holding today’s hearing on a very important topic: the future of weather research. I also …  Continue Reading 

June 14, 2022

Chairwoman Sherrill Opening Statement for Hearing on the Future of Weather Research

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Environment is holding a hearing titled, “What’s the Forecast: A look at the Future of Weather Research.” Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Environment, Rep Mikie Sherrill’s (D-NJ), opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Good morning, and welcome to today’s hearing on the future of weather research. I am especially pleased to welcome all …  Continue Reading 

June 08, 2022

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on Methane Emissions from the Oil and Gas Sector

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology is holding a hearing titled, “Detecting and Quantifying Methane Emissions from the Oil and Gas Sector.”   Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson’s (D-TX) opening statement as prepared for the record is below.   Thank you to everyone for joining us today to discuss a topic with enormous implications for the future of our planet.   We are here to consider methane leaks from the …  Continue Reading 

May 26, 2022

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on the Decadal Strategy for Planetary Science and Astrobiology 2023-2032

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics is holding a hearing titled, “A Review of the Decadal Strategy for Planetary Science and Astrobiology 2023-2032.” Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson’s (D-TX) opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Good morning. Thank you, Chairman Beyer, for holding this hearing, and welcome to our distinguished witnesses. We are fortunate to …  Continue Reading 

May 26, 2022

Chairman Beyer Opening Statement for Hearing on the Decadal Strategy for Planetary Science and Astrobiology 2023-2032

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics is holding a hearing titled, “A Review of the Decadal Strategy for Planetary Science and Astrobiology 2023-2032.” Chairman of the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics, Rep. Don Beyer’s (D-VA), opening statement as prepared for the record is below. Good morning and welcome to today’s hearing, “A Review of the Decadal Strategy for …  Continue Reading 

May 20, 2022

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Hearing on the Future of the Electric Vehicle Workforce

(Pontiac, MI) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Research and Technology is holding a hearing titled, "Building a Workforce to Navigate the Electric Vehicle Future."   Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson’s (D-TX), opening statement as prepared for the record is below.   Good morning and thank you to Chairwoman Stevens for holding today’s hearing. I look forward to a fruitful discussion about the workforce needs …  Continue Reading 

May 20, 2022

Chairwoman Stevens Opening Statement for Hearing on the Future of the Electric Vehicle Workforce

(Pontiac, MI) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Research and Technology is holding a hearing titled, "Building a Workforce to Navigate the Electric Vehicle Future."   Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Research and Technology, Rep. Haley Stevens’ (D-MI), opening statement as prepared for the record is below.   Good morning. It is so exciting to be gathered here in Pontiac, Michigan at the Oakland County Commission …  Continue Reading 

May 17, 2022

Chairwoman Johnson Opening Statement for Full Committee Markup

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology is marking up, H.R. 7569, the “Energy Cybersecurity University Leadership Act of 2022;” H.R. 7361, the “National Weather Service Communications Improvement Act;” H.R. 7289, the “Federal PFAS Research Evaluation Act;” and H.R. 7180, the “Brycen Gray and Ben Price COVID-19 Cognitive Research Act.” Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson’s (D-TX) opening statement …  Continue Reading 

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