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Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson

Representing the 30th District of TEXAS

Environment

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Jun 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Johnson, the ranking member of the Science, Space and Technology committee, responded to the announcement the President is pulling the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Agreement:

Oct 27, 2016 Press Release

 

TRA honor

Congresswoman Johnson pictured with Kevin Ward, TRA General Manger & TRA Board President David Leonard

                                                               

Apr 28, 2016 Video

Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson hosted a special edition of the “Eddie Bernice Johnson Math & Science Lecture Series” at the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Magnet Center.  Students from the School for the Talented and Gifted, along with students from the Dallas ISD, Lancaster ISD, DeSoto ISD, Grand Prairie ISD, Cedar Hill ISD, and Duncanville ISD took part in a live NASA downlink. The student had an opportunity to speak directly with astronauts currently living and working on the International Space Station.

Apr 21, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC - (Thursday, April 21, 2016) -   Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30) and Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy outlining their concerns with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s (TCEQ) proposed revision to the Dallas-Ft. Worth 2008 Eight-Hour Nonattainment Area Attainment Demonstration State Implementation Plan (SIP) for the 2017 Attainment Year.

Feb 9, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC - (Tuesday, February 9, 2016) -   Today, the White House sent President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget request to Congress.  Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement in response to the President’s 2017 budget request:

Jul 15, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – (Wednesday, July 15th, 2015) – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson received the Friend of the National Parks Award from the nonpartisan National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA). The award recognizes Congresswoman Johnson’s votes during the 113th Congress that contributed to the protection and enhancement of America’s national parks. At a confirmed 100 voting record, Congresswoman Johnson voted favorably for all five legislative measures related to National Parks during the 113th Congress.

Jul 14, 2015 In The News

Summer should be a time for families to relax, perhaps take a trip to a favorite vacation spot — but all too often, summer means a trip to the emergency room.

For people living with asthma, and their families, summer’s heat means ozone pollution can make it unsafe to be outside.

Breathing ozone, often called smog, can send people with asthma to the emergency room, and it can shorten people’s lives. In Dallas-Fort Worth, dangerous ozone episodes frequently occur from now through September.

May 29, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.  (Friday, May 29th , 2015) – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement in response to the severe flooding in Texas:

May 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – (Thursday, May 28th, 2015) – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released a statement following a new clean water rule announced by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers that clarifies which waters are protected by the Clean Water Act:

May 20, 2015 In The News

On May 12 the Republican majority in the U.S. House introduced the SPACE (Spurring Private Aerospace Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship) Act of 2015, H.R. 2262, to amend the Commercial Space Launch Act (CSLA). The original CSLA is and should be considered one of the seminal achievements of Congress. That legislative achievement opened the doors to the establishment of the now flourishing U.S. commercial space launch industry.