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Jul 30, 2008 Hearing

Opening Statement By Chairman Bart Gordon

Good morning.  I will be brief in my opening remarks, because we have a very distinguished panel of witnesses, and I know that we all want to hear from them.  However, I do want to provide some context for today’s hearing.

Jul 24, 2008 Hearing

Opening Statement By Chairman David Wu

Good morning, and welcome to today’s hearing on The National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program: Strengthening Windstorm Hazard Mitigation.  This is an incredibly important topic.  Every year, severe winds from hurricanes, tornadoes, and thunderstorms damage or destroy thousands of homes and busin

Jul 15, 2008 Press Release

(Washington, DC) Today, the U.S. House Committee on Science and Technology’s Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation held a hearing on safety practices at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in light of the June 9, 2008 plutonium spill.

Jul 15, 2008 Hearing

Opening Statement By Chairman David Wu

I want to welcome everyone to this morning’s hearing.  It’s not unusual for the Subcommittee to hold oversight hearings of NIST.  However, events over the past six months have revealed serious flaws in the environmental, health, and safety programs at NIST.

Jul 1, 2008 Article

 

Jun 26, 2008 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, the Committee on Science and Technology’s Subcommittee on Energy and Environment and the Subcommittee on Research and Science Education held a joint hearing

Jun 26, 2008 Hearing

Opening Statement By Chairman Brian Baird

Good morning. I look forward to hearing from our panel of witnesses about the steps needed to improve our ability to prepare for and respond to hurricanes.

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