*About The Committee*

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

Committee Website

Members, 112th Congress:

Republican Members (23)
Ralph M. Hall, Texas (Chair)
F. James Sensenbrenner, Wisconsin
Lamar S. Smith, Texas
Dana Rohrabacher, California
Roscoe G. Bartlett, Maryland
Frank D. Lucas, Oklahoma
Judy Biggert, Illinois
W. Todd Akin, Missouri
Randy Neugebauer, Texas
Michael T. McCaul, Texas
Paul Broun, Georgia
Sandy Adams, Florida
Benjamin Quayle, Arizona
Charles J. “Chuck” Fleischmann, Tennessee
Scott Rigell, Virginia
Steven Palazzo, Mississippi
Mo Brooks, Alabama
Andy Harris, M.D., Maryland
Randy Hultgren, Illinois
Chip Cravaack, Minnesota
Larry Bucshon, Indiana
Dan Benishek, Michigan

Democrat Members (17)
Eddie Bernice Johnson, Texas
Jerry F. Costello, Illinois
Lynn Woolsey, California
Zoe Lofgren, California
David Wu, Oregon
Brad Miller, North Carolina
Daniel Lipinski, Illinois
Gabrielle Giffords, Arizona
Donna Edwards, Maryland
Marcia L. Fudge, Ohio
Ben Ray Lujan, New Mexico
Paul Tonko, New York
Jerry McNerney, California
John Sarbanes, Maryland
Terri Sewell, Alabama
Frederica Wilson, Florida
Hansen Clarke, Michigan

Like the Energy and Commerce Committee, The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology has its own Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment

This Subcommittee on Energy and Environment has legislative jurisdiction and general oversight and investigative authority on all matters relating to energy research, development, and demonstration and projects therefor, commercial application of energy technology, and environmental research, including: Department of Energy research, development, and demonstration programs; Department of Energy laboratories; Department of Energy science activities; energy supply activities; nuclear, solar and renewable energy, and other advanced energy technologies; uranium supply and enrichment, and Department of Energy waste management and environment, safety, and health activities as appropriate; fossil energy research and development; clean coal technology; energy conservation research and development; energy aspects of climate change; pipeline research, development, and demonstration projects; energy and environmental standards; energy conservation, including building performance, alternate fuels for and improved efficiency of vehicles, distributed power systems, and industrial process improvements; Environmental Protection Agency research and development programs; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, including all activities related to weather, weather services, climate, the atmosphere, marine fisheries, and oceanic research; risk assessment activities; and scientific issues related to environmental policy, including climate change.

Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment

Subcommittee Website

Republican Members
Andy Harris, M.D., MD, Chairman
Dana Rohrabacher, CA
Roscoe G. Bartlett, MD
Frank D. Lucas, OK
Judy Biggert, IL
W. Todd Akin, MO
Randy Neugebauer, TX
Paul Broun, GA
Chuck Fleischmann, TN

Democrat Members

Brad Miller, NC, Ranking Member
Lynn C. Woolsey, CA
Ben Ray Lujan, NM
Paul D. Tonko, NY
Zoe Lofgren, CA
Jerry McNerney, CA


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