On Wednesday, the House passed the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016 (S. 2012) by a vote of 241-178.
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science passed their fiscal year (FY) 2017 bill by voice vote this week; it is responsible for funding the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Department of Commerce (including the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; NOAA), and the National Science Foundation (NSF).
The House Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year (FY) 2017 bill by voice vote this week to fund the Department of Defense. The legislation funds critical national security needs, including military operations and readiness programs, as well as research and development.
Every five years, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) must generate a complete plan for upcoming leases on the OCS. In the current proposed plan, 13 leases would be offered, all in the Gulf of Mexico, down from 15 in the previous five-year plan.
Something unusual happened in the halls of Congress April 20: a group of Republicans sat down with a group of Democrats to talk about potential solutions to climate change.
The pact to curb global warming receives an outpouring of support from more than 100 nations
The Ocean Exploration Advisory Board (OEAB) members will discuss and provide advice on Federal ocean exploration programs, with a particular emphasis on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Ocean Exploration and Research activities.
On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passedHR 3293 (236 to 178) to require National Science Foundation (NSF) grant recipients to have a research objective that is “worthy of Federal funding” and “in the national interest.”...
The 2016 Science & Engineering Indicators report was discussed in briefing by the National Science Board held a Capitol Hill. The speakers debated the findings of the report and used it to further explore...