Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - During this annual holiday season of giving, while we're thinking of all the people in our lives and trying to find the perfect gift for each and every one of them, it can be easy to forget about ourselves. With this in mind, I encourage you to give yourself a gift this holiday season.
Sacramento, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris and the California Department of Consumer Affairs today announced the universal launch of the new Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System (“CURES 2.0”), a state-of-the-art overhaul of California’s prescription drug monitoring program that will allow health providers and pharmacists to more effectively flag at-risk patients and curb prescription drug abuse.
Washington, DC - In 2015, NASA explored the expanse of our solar system and beyond, and the complex processes of our home planet, while also advancing the technologies for our journey to Mars, and new aviation systems as the agency reached new milestones aboard the International Space Station.
Washington, DC - The first U.S. production in nearly 30 years of a specialized fuel to power future deep space missions has been completed by researchers at the Department of Energy‘s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Tennessee.
Reclamation Release Draft Environmental Documents for South of Delta Accelerated Water Transfer Program
Sacramento, California - The Bureau of Reclamation has released for public review the Draft Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for the implementation of an accelerated process for annual water transfers and/or exchanges pursuant to Section 3405(a) of the CVPIA for Contract Years 2016 through 2020 (March 1, 2016 to February 29, 2021).
San Joaquin River Restoration Program Releases Draft Assessment on One-Year Recapture of Restoration Flows
Sacramento, California - The Bureau of Reclamation has released for public review a Draft Environmental Assessment for the San Joaquin River Restoration Program’s (SJRRP) plan to recapture a portion of its Restoration Flows at Patterson and/or Banta-Carbona irrigation districts in 2016. Restoration Flows are intended to maintain fish populations in good condition from below Friant Dam to the confluence of the Merced River.