Imperial Valley News Center
Washington, DC - In a landmark accomplishment, the U.S. Department of Energy is announcing that a group of carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects supported by the Department have safely captured 10 million metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) - the equivalent of removing more than 2 million passenger vehicles from the nation’s roads for one year.
Celebrating Earth Day with New Steps to Protect People, Places and Local Economies from Climate Change
Washington, DC - Today, in celebration of Earth Day, President Obama will visit the Florida Everglades, where rising seas and other climate change impacts are endangering one of the nation’s most iconic landscapes – and increasing risks to the State’s $82 billion tourism economy. To coincide with the President’s trip, the Administration is highlighting the value of special and vulnerable places like the Everglades and announcing new steps to protect the people and places climate change puts at risk.
Yuma, Arizona - A collaborative homicide investigation between the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office and the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office was completed with the arrest of Joseph Franklin Smith, 37 yoa, in the homicide of Stephanie Fedorka.
West Lafayette, Indiana - A Purdue University study sheds light on how cell damage is reversed by the cancer drug decitabine and identifies a potential biomarker that could indicate a patient's stage of cancer and response to treatment.
Washington, DC - In honor of Earth Day, the U.S. Department of State announced today that nine aquariums and other organizations have signed on to host Fishackathon events in their cities from June 5-7, leading up to World Oceans Day on June 8.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring April 22, 2015 as "Earth Day" in the State of California.
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