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Lamar Smith's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Lamar S. Smith
Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 21, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 21
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Beth; 2 Children
Birth Date: 11/19/1947
Birth Place: San Antonio, TX
Home City: San Antonio, TX
Religion: Christian Scientist
Date Title
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Global Climate Change
July 9, 2014 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Navigating the Clean Water Act: Is Water Wet?
June 24, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Groundwater Resource Management Directive
June 24, 2014 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Markup of H.R. 4012, Secret Science Reform Act of 2014
June 24, 2014 Smith Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Greenhouse Gases
June 23, 2014 EPA Should Make Data Public
June 9, 2014 Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2014
June 2, 2014 Representative Smith Pushes Back on EPA Power Grab
June 2, 2014 Smith: New EPA Power Plant Regs "All Pain, No Gain'
June 2, 2014 Smith: New EPA Power Plant Regs "All Pain, No Gain'
May 29, 2014 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Examining the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Process
May 22, 2014 Future to NSF: Stop Wasting Taxpayer Money
May 8, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Scrap Partisan Power Plant Proposal
May 6, 2014 Smith: White House Climate Report Stretches Truth
April 30, 2014 Hearing of the Environmental Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2015
April 28, 2014 Smith Criticizes EPA for Standing by Secret Science
April 1, 2014 Weather Forecasting Improvement Act of 2014
April 1, 2014 House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Improve Weather Forecasting
March 26, 2014 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - President's FY2014 Budget Request for Science Agencies
March 25, 2014 Smith: EPA Bypassed Scientific Review of Overreaching Water Rule
March 19, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Scientific Review Panel Lacks Independence
March 6, 2014 Smith: Stop EPA Attack on Affordable Electricity
March 6, 2014 President Signs Drought Monitoring Bill
Feb. 28, 2014 Committee Approves Bill to Prevent, Mitigate Damage from Windstorms
Feb. 14, 2014 Smith Statement on President's Billion Dollar Climate Fund
Feb. 11, 2014 Hearing of the Environment Subcommittee of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee - Ensuring Open Science at EPA
Feb. 11, 2014 Smith: Bill Would Force EPA Transparency
Feb. 10, 2014 National Integrated Drought Information System Reauthorization Act of 2013
Feb. 10, 2014 House Passes Bill to Improve Drought Monitoring Program
Feb. 5, 2014 Hearing of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee - Examining the Science of EPA Overreach: A Case Study in Texas
Feb. 5, 2014 Smith: EPA Should Allow States Flexibility to Regulate
Jan. 28, 2014 Chairman Smith Responds to State of the Union Address
Jan. 15, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Muzzling Scientists
Dec. 16, 2013 Smith to Supreme Court: EPA Overstepped Authority
Dec. 11, 2013 Hearing of the Environmental Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Relationship Between Climate and Weather
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Not Listening to Americans' Concerns
Dec. 3, 2013 Letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy - Smith: EPA Rules Based on Partisan Politics Not Science
Nov. 20, 2013 Protecting States' Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act
Nov. 14, 2013 Smith to Introduce Bill to Bar EPA from Basing Regulations on Secret Science
Nov. 14, 2013 Hearing of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Strengtheni ng Transparency and Accountability at the EPA
Nov. 14, 2013 Smith to Introduce Bill to Bar EPA from Basing Regulations on Secret Science
Nov. 12, 2013 Smith: EPA's Draft Water Rule is Private Property Power Grab
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to Howard Shelanski, Administrator Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs Office of Management and Budget - EPA Rushes Rule to Regulate America's Waterways
Oct. 29, 2013 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - EPA Power Plant Regulations: Is the Technology Ready
Oct. 18, 2013 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Regulatory Authority
Sept. 30, 2013 Smith: EPA IG Highlights Agency Fraught With Problems
Sept. 27, 2013 Smith Statement on IPCC Climate Change Report
Sept. 17, 2013 Smith: Draft EPA Water Rule a Massive Power Grab
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