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Jun 7, 2006 Article
Video clip showing Rep. Mark Udall (D-CO) discussing the need for the National Integrated Drought Information System Act of 2006 (June 7, 2006)
May 24, 2006 Hearing

Opening Statement By Hon. David Wu

I want to welcome everyone to this morning’s hearing and I want to congratulate the NIST Nobel prize winners before us today.

I want to take a few minutes to make two points.  While the researchers before us today are outstanding in their fields, it is my experience that all the researchers at NIST are first rate.

May 24, 2006 Article
Video clip of Rep. David Wu (D-OR), Ranking Member for the Subcommittee on Environment, Technology and Standards, delivering his opening statement for the hearing with the Nobel Laureates of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (May 24, 2006)
May 24, 2006 Press Release
The Ranking Member of the Environment, Technology and Standards Subcommittee, Rep. David Wu (D-OR), saluted the three Nobel Laureates of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (May 24, 2006)
May 19, 2006 Press Release
Amending the FY 2007 Interior Appropriation bill should save taxpayers $200 million annually, as Rep. Bart Gordon pushes Federal agencies to make energy efficiency a higher priority in building design and construction (May 18, 2006)
May 15, 2006 Press Release

Science Committee Democratic leaders Bart Gordon and David Wu wrote to the White House that the Administrator of NOAA and his deputy should be relieved in the wake of mismangement of the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (May 15, 2006)

May 12, 2006 Article

Rep. Bart Gordon, Ranking Democrat on the House Science Committee, and Rep. David Wu, Ranking Democrat on the Subcommittee on Environment, Technology and Standards, ask President Bush to remove the Administrator and Deputy Administrator of NOAA (May 12, 2006)

May 11, 2006 Press Release

Reps. Bart Gordon and David Wu fault NOAA's leadership for the problems identified by the Department of Commerce Inspector General in the National Polar-Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (May 11, 2006)

May 11, 2006 Article

Rep. Bart Gordon, Ranking Democrat on the Science Committee, writes President Bush to ask for White House oversight in the Nunn-McCurdy program review of the National Polar-Orbiting Environmental Satellite System (May 11, 2006)

May 11, 2006 Hearing

Opening Statement By Hon. Bart Gordon

Mr. Chairman, we are here this morning to hear about the Inspector General’s report on the management of the National Polar-Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System - NPOESS - the joint environmental satellite program for NOAA and DOD.

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