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Jurisdiction - Environment

The Subcommittee on Environment has 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
  • Other appropriate matters as referred by the chair
  • Relevant oversight