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Apr 30, 2020 Press Release
Yesterday, 11 Members of Congress sent a bipartisan, bicameral letter to Government Accountability Office (GAO) Comptroller Gene Dodaro requesting the examination of multiple issues concerning the federal government’s response to harmful algal blooms (HABs) and hypoxia (state of low oxygen in the water), including how it is helping state and local governments address the problem, what adaptation methods are being emp
Mar 25, 2020 Press Release

Today, Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) and Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK) sent a letter to Government Accountability Office (GAO) Comptroller Gene Dodaro requesting an evaluation of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM) science and technology (S&T) development priorities that would aid in efficiently and expeditiously implementing its cleanup mission.

Mar 6, 2020 Press Release

Today, Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) and Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK) sent a letter to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Acting Administrator, Dr. Neil Jacobs, regarding the upcoming release of the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Earth Prediction Innovation Center (EPIC). The EPIC program’s goal is to advance U.S.

Mar 4, 2020 Markup

 

Markup Of:

  • H.R. 5519, the Atmospheric Climate Intervention Research Act

  • H.R. 4656, the Background Ozone Research Act

Mar 4, 2020 Opening Statement

Thank you for holding this markup, Chairwoman Sherrill.

Today we will be marking up three bipartisan bills at the subcommittee level. All three have been negotiated at the staff level through open and transparent conversations so I want to applaud the Members and staff on both sides for the efficient example they have set.

Feb 27, 2020 Opening Statement

Thank you for holding this joint Subcommittee hearing, Chairwoman Sherrill and Chairman Foster. I believe this is the first time the Environment Subcommittee has convened since you were appointed Chairwoman, so welcome to the subcommittee and I look forward to working with you.

Feb 27, 2020 Opening Statement

Thank you, Chairwoman Sherrill and Chairman Foster, for convening this hearing, and thank you to the witnesses for your testimony this afternoon.

Jan 29, 2020 Press Release
House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas has introduced comprehensive legislation that creates a long-term strategy for investment in basic research and infrastructure to protect the economic and national security of the United States.
 
Jan 28, 2020 Bill

The Securing American Leadership in Science and Technology Act addresses both international competitiveness and climate change by doubling basic research over ten years and prioritizing world-class research infrastructure, a skilled STEM workforce, and a focus on critical technologies.

Available Here

Legislative Summary Here