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Dec 13, 2006 Press Release
Congress will need greater attention to progress in the Next Generation Air Transportation System program, according to leaders of the House Science Committee (December 13, 2006)
Nov 30, 2006 Press Release

Ranking Members from four House Committees write to EPA Administrator to stop destruction of EPA's libraries (November 30, 2006)

Nov 30, 2006 Article
Ranking Members Bart Dordon (Committee on Science), John Dingell (Energy and Commerce), Henry Waxman (Government Reform) and James Oberstar (Transportation and Infrastructure) write to EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson directing agency to cease breaking up the agency's library system (November 30, 2006)
Nov 15, 2006 Press Release

WASHINGTON - House Science Committee Chairman Sherwood Boehlert (R-NY) and Ranking Democrat Bart Gordon (D-TN) today issued the following joint statement in response to a paper that is being published the journal Nature tomorrow laying out a research agenda to understand the environmental, health, and safety implications of nanotechnology.

Oct 4, 2006 Press Release
A report in the science journal Nature led Rep. Bart Gordon, Ranking Member on the Science Committee, to ask the NOAA Administrator for all communications relating to approval of the agency's Hurricane FAQ (October 4, 2006)
Oct 4, 2006 Article
A report in Nature magazine describing interference in releasing information about hurricanes led Science Committee Ranking Member Bart Gordon to write NOAA Administrator Conrad Lautenbacher to obtain e-mails and other communications on the incident (October 4, 2006)
Oct 3, 2006 Press Release
Americans John Mather and George Smith were named winners of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Physics, earning congratulations from Ranking Democratic Member Bart Gordon and Space Subcommittee Ranking Member Mark Udall (October 3, 2006)
Sep 30, 2006 Press Release
Leaving Washington to campaign, before passing legislation to help Americans compete in the new global economy, was a poor decision by Republican leaders, according to Science Committee Ranking Member Rep. Bart Gordon (September 30, 2006)
Sep 29, 2006 Press Release
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration was warned by Rep. Bart Gordon (D-TN) and David Wu (D-OR) to pay heed to recommendations from the Government Accountability Office bolstering management of the next series of geostationary weather satellites (September 29, 2006)
Sep 29, 2006 Hearing

Opening Statement By Hon. Bart Gordon

We are here this morning to hear testimony on NOAA’s plans to acquire the next series of geostationary environmental satellites - the series known as GOES-R.