Imperial Valley News
Sacramento, California - CDFA Secretary Karen Ross is in Vietnam this week as part of a delegation of the Western United States Agricultural Trade Association (WUSATA), a non-profit formed in 1980 by the 13 western state departments of agriculture as well as the territorial departments in Guam and Samoa. For more than three decades, WUSATA has offered programs and services to assist exporters of high-value food and agricultural products.
Washington, DC - Following on the success of its first PrivacyCon event, the Federal Trade Commission has announced the second edition of the research conference will take place January 12, 2017, and has published a call for presentations.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send our very best wishes to the people of Senegal as you celebrate your independence on April 4.
Manama, Bahrain - For the third time in recent weeks, international naval forces operating in the waters of the Arabian Sea seized a shipment of illicit arms March 28, which the United States assessed originated in Iran and was likely bound for Houthi insurgents in Yemen.
Washington, DC - Special Envoy Hochstein will travel to New York City April 5 to participate in the 2016 Future of Energy Summit, organized by Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Most of the world’s nations have agreed to make substantial reductions in their greenhouse gas emissions, but achieving these goals is still a considerable technological, economic, and political challenge. The International Energy Agency has projected that, even with the new agreements in place, global coal-fired power generation will increase over the next few decades. Finding a cleaner way of using that coal could be a significant step toward achieving carbon-emissions reductions while meeting the needs of a growing and increasingly industrialized world population.