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Rep. Newhouse Congratulates New Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Director Dr. Steven Ashby

March 11, 2015
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement after the announcement of Dr. Steven Ashby’s appointment as Laboratory Director for the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL):

"I had the pleasure to meet Steve on my recent tour of PNNL, which is a world-class research facility right here in Central Washington. I congratulate Steve on his appointment and for the recognition of his experience and expertise at the Lab. I look forward to continuing years of groundbreaking innovation at PNNL under his new leadership role."

Rep. Newhouse serves as the Vice-Chair of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on Energy, which has jurisdiction over matters relating to non-defense federal research and development programs, laboratories overseen by the Department of Energy, and commercial application of energy technology.