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Texas continues fight with EPA
By U.S. Rep. PETE OLSON
WASHINGTON, DC â€“ Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) urging the agency to reconsider plans to take over the permitting process for refineries in the state of Texas.
Text of the letter can be found here:
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement as details about the events involving a Turkish-sponsored flotilla and Israeli Defense Forces continue to surface:
WASHINGTON, DC â€“ Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement after listening to the testimony of NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, Astronaut Neil Armstrong, Astronaut Captain Eugene Cernan and former Lockheed Martin executive Thomas Young:
WASHINGTON, DC â€“ Saying that the Administration has lost its focus in the War on Terror, Rep.
Rep. Pete Olson today issued the following statement announcing the rollout of a new proposal asking Americans to engage in the process of building a new policy agenda for America.
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressmen Pete Olson (TX-22) and Marsha Blackburn (TN-7) today submitted their joint entry to the EPA's "Rulemaking Matters!" video contest.
US must remain the global leader in exploring space
By Rep. Pete Olson (R-Texas) - 05/04/10 07:24 PM ET
Washington, DC â€“ Rep. Pete Olson today sent the following letter to the Federal Aviation Administration requesting expedited approval of the Customs and Border Patrol request for the use of Unmanned Aerial Surveillance Vehicles (UAVâ€™s) at the Texas-Mexico border: