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 5/19/15 Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2015 5/14/15 Water Safety Awareness Month 4/21/15 Sensenbrenner, L. Smith & P. Ryan Introduce Resolution on Climate Change Negotiations 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 Congressman Smith Subpoenas EPA, Announces Regulation Roundtable with Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller 3/25/15 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Subpoenas EPA for Info on Thousands of Deleted Text Messages 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 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Environmental Protection Agency's Existing Power Plant Proposal 12/01/14 Smith to EPA: Scrap Outrageous 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 10/09/14 San Antonio Express-News - Market Key to Easing Climate Woes 9/22/14 The Hill - Let Technology Lead the Way 9/20/14 Fox News - Curtain, Reviews Come Down on Taxpayer-Funded Climate Change Musical 9/17/14 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - The Administration's Climate Plan: Failure by Design 9/17/14 Smith Statement on Obama Climate Plan 9/09/14 Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014 9/08/14 Tsunami Warning, Education, and Research Act of 2014 9/08/14 House Passes Committee Bills to Improve Tsunami Warnings and Support Next Generation Computing 8/27/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Agency's Motivation for Having Detailed Maps Assembled Showing Waters and Wetlands for All 50 States 8/27/14 Smith: Maps Show EPA Land Grab 8/13/14 Letter to Adam Sieminski, Administrator of the Energy Information Administration - Conducting an Independent Analysis Using the Same Underlying Data and Assumptions as the EPA 8/13/14 Smith: EPA Hides Truth about Climate Regulations 8/13/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Requesting More Comprehensive, Independent Analysis Before Moving Forward 7/28/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - EPA Blocking Transparent, Thorough Evaluation of Proposed Ozone Standards 7/14/14 National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act Reauthorizaton of 2014 7/14/14 House Approves Four Committee Bills 7/09/14 Hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee - Navigating the Clean Water Act: Is Water Wet? 6/24/14 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Groundwater Resource Management Directive