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Subcommittee on Environment

Subcommittee Jurisdiction

The Subcommittee on Environment shall have jurisdiction over the following subject matters: all matters relating to environmental research; Environmental Protection Agency research and development; environmental standards; climate change research and development; the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, including all activities related to weather, weather services, climate, the atmosphere, marine fisheries, and oceanic research; risk assessment activities; scientific issues related to environmental policy, including climate change; remote sensing data related to climate change at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); earth science activities conducted by the NASA; other appropriate matters as referred by the Chairman; and relevant oversight.

Subcommittee's Activity in the 115th Congress

Subcommittee Chair

Andy Biggs
Arizona - 05

Vice Chair

Ralph Norman
South Carolina - 05

Republican Members

Dana Rohrabacher
California - 48

Bill Posey
Florida - 08

Mo Brooks
Alabama - 05

Randy K. Weber
Texas - 14

Brian Babin
Texas - 36

Gary J. Palmer
Alabama - 06

Clay Higgins
Louisiana - 03

Debbie Lesko
Arizona - 08

Subcommittee Ranking Member

Suzanne Bonamici
Oregon - 01

Democratic Members

Colleen Hanabusa
Hawaii - 01

Charlie Crist
Florida - 13

Conor Lamb
Pennsylvania - 18

Recent Activity

Jun 21, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Environment is holding a hearing titled, “State Perspectives on Regulating Background Ozone.”

Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Environment, Rep. Suzanne Bonamici’s (D-OR), opening statement for the record is below.

Nov 29, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Environment is holding a hearing titled, “The Future of the WOTUS Rule: Examining the Role of States.”

Ranking Member Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) opening statement for the record is below.

Nov 29, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Environment is holding a hearing titled, “The Future of the WOTUS Rule: Examining the Role of States.”

Ranking Member of the Environment Subcommittee, Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici’s, (D-OR) opening statement for the record is below.

Nov 8, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittees on Environment and Energy are holding a hearing titled, “Geoengineering: Innovation, Research, and Technology.”

Nov 8, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittees on Environment and Energy are holding a hearing titled, “Geoengineering: Innovation, Research, and Technology.”

Nov 8, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittees on Environment and Energy are holding a hearing titled, “Geoengineering: Innovation, Research, and Technology.”

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