The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invites nominations of scientific experts from a diverse range of disciplines to be considered for appointment to the Science Advisory Board’s (SAB) 2015 Scientific and Technological Achievement Awards (STAA) Committee.
Chairman Lamar Smith [R-TX] of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology expressed support for the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) new transparency policy.
In Louisiana’s December 6 runoff election, Bill Cassidy [R-LA] unseated Senator Mary Landrieu [D-LA].
Last night the House narrowly approved by a vote of 219-206 a $1.1 trillion year-end spending package, which the Senate is expected to consider and pass today.
The Atlantic bluefin tuna gained protections from overfishing in the Gulf of Mexico and the waters off North Carolina under a federal rule published on Tuesday to better regulate a species coveted by sushi lovers.
Shrinking sea ice is wreaking havoc on Arctic ringed seals (Phoca hispida hispida), which live throughout the Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort seas.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus met with senior research personnel and faculty members at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Dec. 5 to discuss the role of the U.S. Navy in the arctic.
Representative Hal Rogers [R-KY-5], Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, announced the twelve Appropriations Subcommittee Chairs for the 114th Congress.
Last week, the House voted 237-190, passing the Secret Science Reform Act of 2014 (H.R. 4012).
The Senate Energy & Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy held a hearing titled “Cyanotoxins in Drinking Water”.