Science Policy

Events & Briefings

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Posted 1/1/2020

Landslide Science: Nation Wide Risk Reduction Applications
The Congressional Hazards Caucus and Hazards Caucus Alliance are holding a congressional briefing on landslide risks and mitigation on Friday, 7 June 2019.

Posted 6/6/2019

Register by 29 April for the 25th Annual CNSF Exhibition & Reception taking place on Tuesday, 30 April 2019, in Washington, D.C.

Posted 3/26/2019


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Posted 1/1/2020

Geologic Data Preservation Program Makes Bicameral Progress
The National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program has been without authorization since 2010, but newly-introduced legislation may change that.

Posted 12/9/2019

Administration Releases Critical Minerals Strategy
The Trump Administration released A Federal Strategy to Ensure a Reliable Supply of Critical Minerals on 4 June 2019. The strategy assesses the supply chain of critical minerals and identifies ways to strengthen the supply chain.

Posted 7/22/2019

Testimony & Letters

Scientific Community Pushes for FY 2021 Funding
The Energy Science Coalition sent a letter to congressional leaders asking them "to appropriate at least $7.4 billion in FY 2021 for DOE Office of Science," while the Coalition for National Science Funding called for a $9 billion appropriation for the National Science Foundation. GSA signed a letter calling for the highest possible allocation for the subcommittee funding NSF, NASA, NOAA, and OSTP, and the Coalition for Aerospace and Science highlighted NASA priorities.

Posted 3/27/2020

GSA Testifies in Support of USGS
GSA Director for Geoscience Policy Kasey White testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on 6 February.

Posted 2/11/2020

GSA Submits Comments on the American Research Environment
GSA submitted comments in response to a White House Request for Information on the American Research Environment.

Posted 1/28/2020