Representative Lamar S. Smith's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 21, Republican
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Issue Position: Environment Issue Position: Global Climate Change 6/29/15 Smith Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on EPA Regs 6/24/15 Hearing of the Environment Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - U.S. Energy Information Administration Report: Analysis of the Impacts of EPA's Clean Power Plan 6/24/15 Witnesses Warn of Clean Power Plan Economic Impacts 6/15/15 Smith Demands Outstanding EPA Documents 6/10/15 Smith Statement on Looming EPA Airplane Emission Regs 6/04/15 Smith: EPA Overreach Diminishes U.S. Competitiveness 6/04/15 Hearing of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee - EPA Regulatory Overreach: Impacts on American Competitiveness 6/04/15 Inhofe, Smith: GAO Report Recommends Improvements to EPA Science Advisory Board 6/04/15 Smith: EPA Report Backs Fracking 5/27/15 Smith Statement on Flawed EPA Water Rule 5/27/15 Smith Statement on Flawed EPA Water Rule 5/19/15 Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2015 5/18/15 The Hill - If Everything Is a Priority, Nothing Is 5/14/15 Water Safety Awareness Month 5/12/15 Smith Votes to Withdraw Controversial EPA Waters of the U.S. Rule 4/23/15 Hearing of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee - Hydraulic Fracturing: Banning Proven Technologies on Possibilities Instead of Probabilities 4/23/15 Committee Examines Science of Hydraulic Fracturing, Allegations of Water Contamination 4/21/15 Roll Call - Fracking: Good Science VS. Science Fiction 4/21/15 Sensenbrenner, L. Smith & P. Ryan Introduce Resolution on Climate Change Negotiations 4/15/15 Hearing of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee - The President's UN Climate Pledge: Scientifically Justified or a New Tax on Americans? 4/15/15 Smith: President's "Power Plan' is a Power Grab 3/31/15 Smith Statement on President's Climate Plan 3/26/15 Hearing of the Oversight Subcommittee and the Environment Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Destruction of Records at EPA: When Records Must Be Kept 3/25/15 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Subpoenas EPA for Info on Thousands of Deleted Text Messages 3/25/15 Congressman Smith Subpoenas EPA, Announces Regulation Roundtable with Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller 3/20/15 Smith: Fracking Rule is Solution in Search of Problem 3/18/15 House Demands EPA Transparency 3/18/15 House Bill Ensures Public Science Used for EPA Regulations 3/17/15 Smith on EPA Ozone Rule: Wrong Regulations at the Wrong Time 3/17/15 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Reality Check: The Impact and Achievability of EPA's Proposed Ozone Standards 3/17/15 House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Promote Scientific Integrity at EPA 3/06/15 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Information on EPA Deleted Text Messages 2/24/15 House, Senate Introduce Bill to Ensure Open EPA Science 2/13/15 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Integrity of EPA Keystone XL Claims 2/03/15 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Documents Show EPA Maps Intended to Expand Regulatory Reach 2/02/15 Chairman Smith: President's Budget Pushes Partisan Agenda 1/27/15 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Deleted Text Messages 1/27/15 Statement of Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) - Business Meeting - Consideration of Committee Rules, Oversight Plan 12/01/14 Smith to EPA: Scrap Outrageous Proposal 12/01/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Environmental Protection Agency's Existing Power Plant Proposal 11/26/14 Smith Statement on EPA Ozone Proposal 11/19/14 Secret Science Reform Act of 2014 11/19/14 House Passes Bill to Usher in New Era of EPA Transparency 11/18/14 House Passes Bill to Boost Scientific Integrity 11/14/14 Smith: EPA Water Rule Is Reckless 11/14/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, and Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army - Definition of "Waters of the United States" Under Clean Water Act 11/12/14 Smith on Obama-China Climate Deal: Americans Get Short End of the Stick 11/03/14 Smith Statement on United Nations' Climate Change Report